A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes Salta, Argentina (0 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location of event, depth 152.58 km, -67.9535° West, -24.8347° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 00:51:57 / 12:51 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 152.58 km (95 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/03/19 / 2019-03-26 00:51:57 / March 26, 2019 @ 12:51 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000jll0. Id of event: us1000jll0.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light 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 thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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: Salta, Argentina.
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