A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 115 km W of El Aguilar, Argentina (71 miles) on Tuesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 210.16 km (131 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/04/19 / 2019-04-16 22:06:11 / April 16, 2019 @ 10:06 pm. Event id: us70003c04. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003c04. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -66.8216° West, latitude -23.1736° South, depth = 210.16 km. The temblor was picked up at 19:06:11 / 7:06 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 115 km W of El Aguilar, Argentina. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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