A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 60 kilometers (37 miles) from San Jose de Jachal in Argentina. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000e956. Id of event: us1000e956. The temblor was detected at 22:03:59 / 10:03 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 102.69 km (64 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 21/05/18 / 2018-05-21 01:03:59 / May 21, 2018 @ 1:03 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 102.69 km, -68.5536° West, -29.7226° South.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop). Event epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from San José de Jáchal (c. 21 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was San José de Jáchal.
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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 60 km NNE of San Jose de Jachal, Argentina.
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