A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Albardon in Argentina on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/06/18 / 2018-06-14 13:26:46 / June 14, 2018 @ 1:26 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 111.64 km (69 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 10:26:46 / 10:26 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 111.64 km, -68.7086° West, -31.3625° South. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000eri6. Id of event: us1000eri6.
Nearby country/countries, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 25 km (16 miles) from San Juan (c. 447 000 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Chimbas (c. 73 800 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Santa Lucía (c. 43 600 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Pocito (c. 41 000 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Caucete (c. 33 600 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Albardón (c. 20 400 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Villa Paula de Sarmiento (c. 19 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Calingasta, Caucete, Nueve de Julio (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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