A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Londres in Argentina. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 30/01/19 / 2019-01-30 01:15:36 / January 30, 2019 @ 1:15 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -66.8887 West, latitude -27.9526 South, depth = 169.46 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 169.46 km (105 miles). Event id: us1000irvi. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000irvi. The temblor was reported at 22:15:36 / 10:15 pm (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Tinogasta (c. 14 500 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from Andalgalá (c. 14 100 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Arauco (c. 13 700 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Fiambalá (c. 8 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fiambalá, Arauco, Andalgalá (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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: 35 km SE of Londres, Argentina.
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