A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 41 kilometers (25 miles) from Zonda in Argentina on Friday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000esxu. Id of event: us1000esxu. Exact location of event, depth 106.91 km, -68.9536° West, -31.2251° South. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/06/18 / 2018-06-16 01:01:08 / June 16, 2018 @ 1:01 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 106.91 km (66 miles). The temblor was reported at 22:01:08 / 10:01 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 53 km (33 miles) from San Juan (c. 447 000 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Chimbas (c. 73 800 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Santa Lucía (c. 43 600 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Pocito (c. 41 000 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Caucete (c. 33 600 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Albardón (c. 20 400 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Villa Paula de Sarmiento (c. 19 100 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Caucete, Nueve de Julio, Pocito.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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