A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from El Hoyo in Argentina. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 567.25 km (352 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/03/18 / 2018-03-25 14:28:34 / March 25, 2018 @ 2:28 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -63.3507 West, latitude -26.8136 South, depth = 567.25 km. The temblor was detected at 11:28:34 / 11:28 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us1000d8vi. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000d8vi.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop). The epicenter was 56 km (35 miles) from Campo Gallo (c. 5 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Campo Gallo (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 26 km NNW of El Hoyo, Argentina.
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