A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 93 kilometers (58 miles) from San Jose de Jachal in Argentina. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 133.12 km (83 miles). Event id: us2000fpfd. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000fpfd. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/06/18 / 2018-06-27 20:06:59 / June 27, 2018 @ 8:06 pm. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:06:59 / 5:06 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -69.4626 West, latitude -29.6674 South, depth = 133.12 km.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was San José de Jáchal (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 94 km (58 miles) from San José de Jáchal (c. 21 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 93 km NW of San Jose de Jachal, Argentina. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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