A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 64 kilometers (40 miles) from Abra Pampa in Argentina. 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: us20009lud. Unique identifier: us20009lud. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 235.21 km (146 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 11/06/17 / 2017-06-11 11:29:00 / June 11, 2017 @ 11:29 am UTC/GMT. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:29:00 / 8:29 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -66.2972° West, latitude -22.8832° South, depth = 235.21 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Abra Pampa (c. 9 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Abra Pampa (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-seven 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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