A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Zonda in Argentina on Sunday. Global time and date of event 16/04/17 / 2017-04-16 04:03:29 / April 16, 2017 @ 4:03 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us10008i11. Unique identifier: us10008i11. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 111.4 km (69 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -68.7917° West, -31.4855° South, depth 111.4 km. The temblor was detected at 01:03:29 / 1:03 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 25 km (15 miles) from San Juan (c. 447 000 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Chimbas (c. 73 800 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Santa Lucía (c. 43 600 pop), 30 km (18 miles) from Pocito (c. 41 000 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Caucete (c. 33 600 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Albardón (c. 20 400 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Villa Paula de Sarmiento (c. 19 100 pop). Nearby country/countries, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Calingasta, Caucete, Nueve de Julio (min 5000 pop).
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 two and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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