A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 47 kilometers (29 miles) from Belen in Argentina on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:34:24 / 8:34 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -66.6847° West, -27.9525° South, depth 167.22 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000bue9. Unique identifier: us2000bue9. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/11/17 / 2017-11-25 23:34:24 / November 25, 2017 @ 11:34 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 167.22 km (104 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tinogasta, Arauco, Andalgalá (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 87 km (54 miles) from Tinogasta (c. 14 500 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Andalgalá (c. 14 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Arauco (c. 13 700 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 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 fourteen 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 47 km SE of Belen, Argentina.
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