A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 53 kilometers (33 miles) from Poman in Argentina. The temblor was picked up at 21:44:40 / 9:44 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 28/06/17 / 2017-06-28 00:44:40 / June 28, 2017 @ 12:44 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 151.65 km, -66.5763° West, -28.031° South. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009pzp. Id of event: us20009pzp. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 151.65 km (94 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tinogasta, Huillapima, Capayán (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from San Fernando del Valle de Catamarca (c. 188 800 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Tinogasta (c. 14 500 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Andalgalá (c. 14 100 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Arauco (c. 13 700 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Huillapima (c. 7 800 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Capayán (c. 6 400 pop). Nearby country/countries, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 53 km NW of Poman, Argentina. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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