A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 69 kilometers (43 miles) from Abra Pampa in Argentina. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us2000atz0. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000atz0. Exact location of event, depth 261.5 km, -66.369° West, -22.6476° South. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/09/17 / 2017-09-24 17:13:46 / September 24, 2017 @ 5:13 pm. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:13:46 / 2:13 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 261.5 km (162 miles).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 69 km (43 miles) from Abra Pampa (c. 9 400 pop). Close country/countries, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Abra Pampa (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 69 km W of Abra Pampa, Argentina. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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