A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Anatuya in Argentina. Exact location of event, longitude -63.1425 West, latitude -28.2565 South, depth = 598.02 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 598.02 km (372 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 16/04/19 / 2019-04-16 17:01:00 / April 16, 2019 @ 5:01 pm UTC/GMT. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:01:00 / 2:01 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us7000377f. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000377f.
The epicenter was 38 km (23 miles) from Añatuya (c. 20 300 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Quimilí (c. 11 000 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Suncho Corral (c. 6 100 pop), 102 km (63 miles) from Beltrán (c. 5 300 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Beltrán, Quimilí, Suncho Corral.
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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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: 37 km NW of Anatuya, Argentina.
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