A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Yuto in Argentina. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000jj5u. Unique identifier: us2000jj5u. The temblor was reported at 10:22:08 / 10:22 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/02/19 / 2019-02-17 13:22:08 / February 17, 2019 @ 1:22 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -64.6382° West, -23.4992° South.
The epicenter was 102 km (64 miles) from San Salvador de Jujuy (c. 305 900 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from San Ramón de la Nueva Orán (c. 74 100 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from San Pedro (c. 58 400 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Libertador General San Martín (c. 49 300 pop), 102 km (64 miles) from Palpalá (c. 48 200 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Embarcación (c. 24 000 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Fraile Pintado (c. 13 700 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palpalá, San Salvador de Jujuy, San Pedro. Country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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: 23 km NW of Yuto, Argentina. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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