A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 59 kilometers (37 miles) from Zonda in Argentina. Exact location of event, longitude -69.1828 West, latitude -31.919 South, depth = 116.47 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 116.47 km (72 miles). Unique identifier: us1000d3kc. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000d3kc. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/03/18 / 2018-03-13 00:08:36 / March 13, 2018 @ 12:08 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 21:08:36 / 9:08 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Event epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from San Juan (c. 447 000 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Chimbas (c. 73 800 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Santa Lucía (c. 43 600 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Pocito (c. 41 000 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Caucete (c. 33 600 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Albardón (c. 20 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Villa Paula de Sarmiento (c. 19 100 pop). Close 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 Caucete, San Martín, Albardón.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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