A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) strikes 53 km WNW of Vinchina, Argentina (33 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -68.7057 West, latitude -28.5555 South, depth = 85.07 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 03:13:53 / 3:13 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a34a. Id of event: us2000a34a. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 85.07 km (53 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/08/17 / 2017-08-01 06:13:53 / August 1, 2017 @ 6:13 am.
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes 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 two and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 53 km WNW of Vinchina, Argentina.
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