A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) was reported 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Calingasta in Argentina on Thursday. Global time and date of event 29/06/17 / 2017-06-29 06:51:33 / June 29, 2017 @ 6:51 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us1000954t. Event ids that are associated: us1000954t. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 126.3 km (78 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:51:33 / 3:51 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 126.3 km, -69.8853° West, -31.3923° South.
The epicenter was 46 km (28 miles) from Calingasta (c. 8 200 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Calingasta (min 5000 pop).
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 twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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. 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: 45 km W of Calingasta, Argentina.
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