A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) was reported 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Suncho Corral in Argentina on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000j91e. Unique identifier: us1000j91e. Global time and date of event 01/03/19 / 2019-03-01 00:13:28 / March 1, 2019 @ 12:13 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 566.11 km (352 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 21:13:28 / 9:13 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 566.11 km, -63.2837° West, -28.2506° South.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Clodomira, Quimilí, Santiago del Estero. Close country/countries, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 109 km (67 miles) from Santiago del Estero (c. 354 700 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Añatuya (c. 20 300 pop), 109 km (68 miles) from Quimilí (c. 11 000 pop), 112 km (70 miles) from Clodomira (c. 9 000 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Suncho Corral (c. 6 100 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Beltrán (c. 5 300 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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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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. 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: 37 km SSE of Suncho Corral, Argentina.
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