A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Londres in Argentina on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 109.22 km (68 miles). Exact location of event, depth 109.22 km, -67.257° West, -27.7012° South. Event id: us1000d7hc. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000d7hc. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:59:18 / 8:59 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/03/18 / 2018-03-14 23:59:18 / March 14, 2018 @ 11:59 pm.
Event epicenter was 50 km (31 miles) from Tinogasta (c. 14 500 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Andalgalá (c. 14 100 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Fiambalá (c. 8 100 pop). Close country/countries, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Andalgalá, Tinogasta, Fiambalá (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 three and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 12 km W of Londres, Argentina. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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