A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 36 kilometers (22 miles) from San Agustin de Valle Fertil in Argentina. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 38.27 km (24 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us2000dxz0. Event ids that are associated: us2000dxz0. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/04/18 / 2018-04-11 10:31:30 / April 11, 2018 @ 10:31 am. Exact location of event, longitude -67.4203 West, latitude -30.3025 South, depth = 38.27 km. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:31:30 / 7:31 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Event epicenter was 37 km (23 miles) from San Agustín de Valle Fértil (c. 6 900 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Agustín de Valle Fértil. Close country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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. 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: 36 km N of San Agustin de Valle Fertil, Argentina.
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