A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Tinogasta in Argentina. The epicenter was at a depth of 114.09 km (71 miles). Exact location, longitude -67.3529° West, latitude -28.0565° South, depth = 114.09 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000a7hj. Unique identifier: us2000a7hj. The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:57:10 / 8:57 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 11/08/17 / 2017-08-11 23:57:10 / August 11, 2017 @ 11:57 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearby country/countries, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arauco, Fiambalá, Tinogasta (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 21 km (13 miles) from Tinogasta (c. 14 500 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Arauco (c. 13 700 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Fiambalá (c. 8 100 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 eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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