A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 43 kilometers (27 miles) from San Martin de los Andes in Argentina. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us1000hdae. Event ids that are associated: us1000hdae. Exact location of earthquake, -71.6623° West, -39.8475° South, depth 152.6 km. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:34:55 / 7:34 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 152.6 km (95 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 17/10/18 / 2018-10-17 10:34:55 / October 17, 2018 @ 10:34 am UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the event was 79 km (49 miles) from Villarrica (c. 31 600 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Pucón (c. 27 000 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from San Martín de los Andes (c. 23 500 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Panguipulli (c. 16 300 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Junín de los Andes (c. 10 600 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop), Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Villarrica, Pucón, Panguipulli (min 5000 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 43 km NW of San Martin de los Andes, Argentina. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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