A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported 98 km W of El Aguilar, Argentina (61 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of event, longitude -66.6469 West, latitude -23.1279 South, depth = 204.22 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 204.22 km (127 miles). The temblor was picked up at 09:14:39 / 9:14 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 23/02/19 / 2019-02-23 12:14:39 / February 23, 2019 @ 12:14 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us2000jm0c. Event ids that are associated: us2000jm0c.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 98 km W of El Aguilar, Argentina.
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