A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 65 kilometers (40 miles) from Lago Puelo in Argentina. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/06/17 / 2017-06-25 22:08:29 / June 25, 2017 @ 10:08 pm. The temblor was picked up at 18:08:29 / 6:08 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us20009pnk. Event ids that are associated: us20009pnk. Exact location of event, depth 18.61 km, -72.3492° West, -42.3028° South. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 18.61 km (12 miles).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Calbuco, El Bolsón (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from El Bolsón (c. 15 500 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Calbuco (c. 12 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop), Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 two 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.
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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: 65 km WSW of Lago Puelo, Argentina.
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