A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) strikes 117 km WSW of Vinchina, Argentina (73 miles) on Saturday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100088dn. Id of event: us100088dn. Exact location of earthquake, -69.287° West, -29.2347° South, depth 91.79 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/03/17 / 2017-03-11 07:00:31 / March 11, 2017 @ 7:00 am. The temblor was detected at 04:00:31 / 4:00 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 91.79 km (57 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 117 km WSW of Vinchina, Argentina. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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