A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 48 kilometers (30 miles) from San Martin de los Andes in Argentina. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000h7gj. Unique identifier: us2000h7gj. Exact time and date of earthquake 04/09/18 / 2018-09-04 00:20:07 / September 4, 2018 @ 12:20 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 139.97 km (87 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -71.6819 West, latitude -39.81 South, depth = 139.97 km. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:20:07 / 9:20 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Loncoche, Villarrica, Pucón. Epicenter of the earthquake was 75 km (46 miles) from Villarrica (c. 31 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Pucón (c. 27 000 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from San Martín de los Andes (c. 23 500 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Panguipulli (c. 16 300 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Loncoche (c. 15 600 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Junín de los Andes (c. 10 600 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop), Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop).
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 has occurred nearby. 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.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 48 km NW of San Martin de los Andes, Argentina.
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