A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 78 kilometers (48 miles) from Abra Pampa in Argentina on Thursday. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000a953. Unique identifier: us2000a953. Exact time and date of earthquake 17/08/17 / 2017-08-17 19:07:45 / August 17, 2017 @ 7:07 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 271.03 km (168 miles). The temblor was picked up at 16:07:45 / 4:07 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -66.4507 West, latitude -22.8148 South, depth = 271.03 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Abra Pampa. Close country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop). Event epicenter was 78 km (48 miles) from Abra Pampa (c. 9 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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