A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Londres in Argentina on Sunday. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/03/17 / 2017-03-26 18:42:07 / March 26, 2017 @ 6:42 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us20008uuk. Ids that are associated to the event: us20008uuk. Exact location of event, depth 132.01 km, -67.3587° West, -27.6219° South. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:42:07 / 3:42 pm (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 132.01 km (82 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tinogasta, Fiambalá (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 53 km (33 miles) from Tinogasta (c. 14 500 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Fiambalá (c. 8 100 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
Questions or comments?
Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 24 km WNW of Londres, Argentina.
Copyright © 2017 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.