A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 104 km NW of Vinchina, Argentina (65 miles). The temblor was detected at 04:01:11 / 4:01 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -68.8904 West, latitude -28.0359 South, depth = 96.15 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000h35e. Id of event: us1000h35e. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/09/18 / 2018-09-27 07:01:11 / September 27, 2018 @ 7:01 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 96.15 km (60 miles).
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 in the same area. 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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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. 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: 104 km NW of Vinchina, Argentina.
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