A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) strikes 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Albardon in Argentina on Sunday. Unique identifier: us2000cqsd. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000cqsd. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 89.84 km (56 miles). Global time and date of event 28/01/18 / 2018-01-28 23:53:14 / January 28, 2018 @ 11:53 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 89.84 km, -68.7082° West, -31.2871° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:53:14 / 8:53 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 32 km (20 miles) from San Juan (c. 447 000 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Chimbas (c. 73 800 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Santa Lucía (c. 43 600 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Pocito (c. 41 000 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Caucete (c. 33 600 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Albardón (c. 20 400 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Villa Paula de Sarmiento (c. 19 100 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Calingasta, Caucete, Nueve de Julio. Close country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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