A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 87 kilometers (54 miles) from Abra Pampa in Argentina on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 266.61 km (166 miles). The temblor was detected at 22:01:42 / 10:01 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/07/18 / 2018-07-19 01:01:42 / July 19, 2018 @ 1:01 am. Exact location of earthquake, -66.5469° West, -22.8194° South, depth 266.61 km. Event id: us2000gcv1. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000gcv1. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 88 km (55 miles) from Abra Pampa (c. 9 400 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Abra Pampa.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 87 km W of Abra Pampa, Argentina.
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