A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 39 kilometers (24 miles) from Calingasta in Argentina. Exact location of event, longitude -69.543 West, latitude -31.6658 South, depth = 114.69 km. Id of earthquake: us2000i5tf. Event ids that are associated: us2000i5tf. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 07:57:44 / 7:57 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 02/11/18 / 2018-11-02 10:57:44 / November 2, 2018 @ 10:57 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 114.69 km (71 miles).
The epicenter was 96 km (60 miles) from San Juan (c. 447 000 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Pocito (c. 41 000 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Calingasta (c. 8 200 pop). Close country/countries, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Juan, Pocito, Calingasta (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 39 km SSW of Calingasta, Argentina. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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