A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Anelo in Argentina on Thursday. Event id: us1000jbq5. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000jbq5. Exact location, longitude -68.8789° West, latitude -38.5425° South, depth = 15.9 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 07/03/19 / 2019-03-07 05:10:37 / March 7, 2019 @ 5:10 am UTC/GMT. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:10:37 / 2:10 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 15.9 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface.
The epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Neuquén (c. 242 100 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Cipolletti (c. 75 100 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Cutral-Có (c. 47 400 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Centenario (c. 29 000 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Plottier (c. 25 200 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Cinco Saltos (c. 19 800 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was General Fernández Oro, Cipolletti, Neuquén. Nearby country/countries, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 one 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 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 22 km SSW of Anelo, Argentina. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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