A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Vinchina in Argentina. The epicenter was at a depth of 46.95 km (29 miles). Exact location of event, depth 46.95 km, -67.8807° West, -28.7949° South. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000ddx2. Id of event: us1000ddx2. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 03/04/18 / 2018-04-03 22:14:55 / April 3, 2018 @ 10:14 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 19:14:55 / 7:14 pm (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 55 km (34 miles) from Chilecito (c. 42 200 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Tinogasta (c. 14 500 pop). 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 Tinogasta, Chilecito.
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 eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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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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: 32 km E of Vinchina, Argentina. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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