A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) was reported 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Suncho Corral in Argentina on Friday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/07/18 / 2018-07-20 10:24:57 / July 20, 2018 @ 10:24 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000g9l7. Unique identifier: us2000g9l7. Exact location of earthquake, -63.2543° West, -28.0684° South, depth 587.8 km. The 5.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:24:57 / 7:24 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 587.8 km (365 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Event epicenter was 104 km (64 miles) from Santiago del Estero (c. 354 700 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Añatuya (c. 20 300 pop), 96 km (59 miles) from Quimilí (c. 11 000 pop), 102 km (64 miles) from Clodomira (c. 9 000 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Suncho Corral (c. 6 100 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Beltrán (c. 5 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santiago del Estero, Clodomira, Quimilí. Close country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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