A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 80 kilometers (50 miles) from Mendoza in Argentina. Unique identifier: us2000bf7z. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000bf7z. Exact time and date of earthquake 01/11/17 / 2017-11-01 22:26:51 / November 1, 2017 @ 10:26 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 19:26:51 / 7:26 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -69.6245 West, latitude -33.1636 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mendoza (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Mendoza (c. 876 900 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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