A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 111 km WNW of La Punta, Argentina (69 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 20:45:43 / 8:45 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008tg7. Id of event: us10008tg7. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/05/17 / 2017-05-18 23:45:43 / May 18, 2017 @ 11:45 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 169.13 km (105 miles). Exact location of event, depth 169.13 km, -67.357° West, -32.6899° South.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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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: 111 km WNW of La Punta, Argentina.
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