A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 68 kilometers (42 miles) from Caucete in Argentina. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -67.5803 West, latitude -31.4955 South, depth = 46.38 km. The temblor was reported at 22:12:31 / 10:12 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/04/18 / 2018-04-14 01:12:31 / April 14, 2018 @ 1:12 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 46.38 km (29 miles). Id of earthquake: us2000e022. Event ids that are associated: us2000e022.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Villa Paula de Sarmiento, San Juan, Chimbas (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 91 km (56 miles) from San Juan (c. 447 000 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Chimbas (c. 73 800 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Santa Lucía (c. 43 600 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Caucete (c. 33 600 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Albardón (c. 20 400 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Villa Paula de Sarmiento (c. 19 100 pop). Nearby country/countries, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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