A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 48 kilometers (30 miles) from Abra Pampa in Argentina. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/09/18 / 2018-09-14 12:54:36 / September 14, 2018 @ 12:54 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 239.46 km (149 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -66.1382 West, latitude -22.8691 South, depth = 239.46 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 09:54:36 / 9:54 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000helu. Unique identifier: us2000helu.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop). The epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Humahuaca (c. 11 400 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Abra Pampa (c. 9 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Humahuaca, Abra Pampa.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-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: 48 km WSW of Abra Pampa, Argentina.
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