A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 89 km W of Vinchina, Argentina (55 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 12:26:31 / 12:26 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 83.46 km (52 miles). Event id: us20009vzg. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009vzg. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/07/17 / 2017-07-13 15:26:31 / July 13, 2017 @ 3:26 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -69.1139 West, latitude -28.8833 South, depth = 83.46 km.
There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. 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 one and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 89 km W of Vinchina, Argentina. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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