A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 37 kilometers (23 miles) from El Hoyo in Argentina on Sunday. The epicenter was at a depth of 574.25 km (357 miles). Exact location, longitude -63.4181° West, latitude -27.3216° South, depth = 574.25 km. The temblor was picked up at 07:43:55 / 7:43 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000bvl0. Id of event: us1000bvl0. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/12/17 / 2017-12-24 10:43:55 / December 24, 2017 @ 10:43 am.
Country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop). The epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Clodomira (c. 9 000 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Suncho Corral (c. 6 100 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Beltrán (c. 5 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Beltrán, Clodomira, Suncho Corral.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 37 km SSW of El Hoyo, Argentina. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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