A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 47 kilometers (29 miles) from San Agustin de Valle Fertil in Argentina. Id of earthquake: us2000i5s6. Event ids that are associated: us2000i5s6. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/11/18 / 2018-11-02 08:20:21 / November 2, 2018 @ 8:20 am. Exact location, longitude -67.4572° West, latitude -30.2054° South, depth = 17.39 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 17.39 km (11 miles). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:20:21 / 5:20 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
The epicenter was 48 km (30 miles) from San Agustín de Valle Fértil (c. 6 900 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Agustín de Valle Fértil. Country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 47 km N of San Agustin de Valle Fertil, Argentina.
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