A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from San Juan in Argentina. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/07/17 / 2017-07-14 23:25:01 / July 14, 2017 @ 11:25 pm. Id of earthquake: us20009wgw. Event ids that are associated: us20009wgw. The temblor was detected at 20:25:01 / 8:25 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -68.5892° West, -31.5159° South, depth 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Calingasta, Caucete, Nueve de Julio (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 6 km (3 miles) from San Juan (c. 447 000 pop), 6 km (4 miles) from Chimbas (c. 73 800 pop), 9 km (6 miles) from Santa Lucía (c. 43 600 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Pocito (c. 41 000 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Caucete (c. 33 600 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Albardón (c. 20 400 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 5 km WNW of San Juan, Argentina. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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