A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Londres in Argentina. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000jiza. Unique identifier: us2000jiza. The temblor was picked up at 19:44:28 / 7:44 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 194.66 km (121 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/02/19 / 2019-02-16 22:44:28 / February 16, 2019 @ 10:44 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -67.0121 West, latitude -27.9366 South, depth = 194.66 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Andalgalá, Arauco, Fiambalá (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 56 km (35 miles) from Tinogasta (c. 14 500 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Andalgalá (c. 14 100 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Arauco (c. 13 700 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Fiambalá (c. 8 100 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 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 quakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 27 km SSE of Londres, Argentina.
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