A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Chicoana in Argentina. Exact location of event, depth 125.08 km, -65.4254° West, -25.5795° South. Unique identifier: us2000br0c. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000br0c. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:01:41 / 12:01 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 125.08 km (78 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 18/11/17 / 2017-11-18 15:01:41 / November 18, 2017 @ 3:01 pm UTC/GMT.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Salta, El Galpón, Cafayate (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 88 km (55 miles) from Salta (c. 512 700 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Cafayate (c. 11 800 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from El Carril (c. 9 800 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Chicoana (c. 8 500 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from El Galpón (c. 8 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Trancas (c. 6 700 pop). Close country/countries, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 54 km SSE of Chicoana, Argentina. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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