A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 58 kilometers (36 miles) from El Aguilar in Argentina. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 234.99 km (146 miles). Unique identifier: us2000c5dt. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000c5dt. Global time and date of event 17/12/17 / 2017-12-17 09:09:09 / December 17, 2017 @ 9:09 am UTC/GMT. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:09:09 / 6:09 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.2586 West, latitude -23.1908 South, depth = 234.99 km.
Close country/countries, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Humahuaca (c. 11 400 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Abra Pampa (c. 9 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Humahuaca, Abra Pampa.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 58 km W of El Aguilar, Argentina.
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