A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 65 kilometers (40 miles) from Pocito in Argentina. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/11/17 / 2017-11-29 16:35:04 / November 29, 2017 @ 4:35 pm. The temblor was detected at 13:35:04 / 1:35 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 116.48 km (72 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -68.6365 West, latitude -32.2701 South, depth = 116.48 km. Id of earthquake: us2000bvwh. Event ids that are associated: us2000bvwh. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Martín, Albardón, San Martín. Epicenter of the event was 71 km (44 miles) from Mendoza (c. 876 900 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from San Juan (c. 447 000 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from San Martín (c. 82 500 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Chimbas (c. 73 800 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Santa Lucía (c. 43 600 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Pocito (c. 41 000 pop), 76 km (48 miles) from Caucete (c. 33 600 pop).
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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 65 km S of Pocito, Argentina.
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