A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 42 kilometers (26 miles) from San Martin in Argentina on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/10/17 / 2017-10-18 20:43:54 / October 18, 2017 @ 8:43 pm. Id of earthquake: us1000atut. Event ids that are associated: us1000atut. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 36.36 km (23 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 17:43:54 / 5:43 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -68.1012 West, latitude -32.8581 South, depth = 36.36 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mendoza, San Martín (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 68 km (42 miles) from Mendoza (c. 876 900 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from San Martín (c. 82 500 pop).
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 ten 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 earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 42 km NE of San Martin, Argentina. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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