A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 89 km NW of Vinchina, Argentina (55 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us2000cqm4. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000cqm4. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 85.27 km (53 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -68.964 West, latitude -28.2989 South, depth = 85.27 km. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:11:27 / 7:11 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/01/18 / 2018-01-28 10:11:27 / January 28, 2018 @ 10:11 am.
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. 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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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: 89 km NW of Vinchina, Argentina.
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