A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Chilecito in Argentina. Exact location, longitude -67.6402° West, latitude -28.8403° South, depth = 150.18 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 150.18 km (93 miles). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:48:43 / 12:48 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 10/03/17 / 2017-03-10 03:48:43 / March 10, 2017 @ 3:48 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000882f. Unique identifier: us1000882f. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 38 km (24 miles) from Chilecito (c. 42 200 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Tinogasta (c. 14 500 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Arauco (c. 13 700 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arauco, Tinogasta, Chilecito. Nearby country/countries, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 38 km NNW of Chilecito, Argentina.
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