A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Andalgala in Argentina. Global time and date of event 09/11/18 / 2018-11-09 15:15:42 / November 9, 2018 @ 3:15 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 12:15:42 / 12:15 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -66.5876 West, latitude -27.9802 South, depth = 164.12 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 164.12 km (102 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us1000hps3. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000hps3.
Epicenter of the event was 96 km (59 miles) from San Fernando del Valle de Catamarca (c. 188 800 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Tinogasta (c. 14 500 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Andalgalá (c. 14 100 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Arauco (c. 13 700 pop). Nearby country/countries, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tinogasta, San Fernando del Valle de Catamarca, Arauco.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 51 km SSW of Andalgala, Argentina. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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