A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 58 kilometers (36 miles) from Abra Pampa in Argentina on Monday. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:04:02 / 12:04 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -66.2635° West, latitude -22.6652° South, depth = 254.12 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008v0j. Id of event: us20008v0j. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 254.12 km (158 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 27/03/17 / 2017-03-27 15:04:02 / March 27, 2017 @ 3:04 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquake epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from La Quiaca (c. 14 800 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Abra Pampa (c. 9 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was La Quiaca, Abra Pampa (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 twenty-three 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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