A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 93 kilometers (58 miles) from San Jose de Jachal in Argentina. The epicenter was at a depth of 111.87 km (70 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:53:28 / 8:53 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000a194. Unique identifier: us2000a194. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -69.2872 West, latitude -29.5449 South, depth = 111.87 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/07/17 / 2017-07-26 11:53:28 / July 26, 2017 @ 11:53 am.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was San José de Jáchal. The epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from San José de Jáchal (c. 21 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 93 km NW of San Jose de Jachal, Argentina. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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