A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, Catamarca, Argentina kilometers (0 miles) from Catamarca, Argentina. Unique identifier: us20008upc. Ids that are associated to the event: us20008upc. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/03/17 / 2017-03-25 21:50:21 / March 25, 2017 @ 9:50 pm. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:50:21 / 9:50 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -67.1016° West, latitude -27.9112° South, depth = 174.24 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 174.24 km (108 miles).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Andalgalá, Arauco, Fiambalá (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 49 km (30 miles) from Tinogasta (c. 14 500 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Andalgalá (c. 14 100 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Arauco (c. 13 700 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Fiambalá (c. 8 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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