A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Tinogasta in Argentina. Unique identifier: us70003e2q. Ids that are associated to the event: us70003e2q. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/04/19 / 2019-04-29 16:35:09 / April 29, 2019 @ 4:35 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 13:35:09 / 1:35 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -67.4123° West, -28.1537° South, depth 136.04 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 136.04 km (85 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arauco, Fiambalá, Tinogasta (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 18 km (11 miles) from Tinogasta (c. 14 500 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Arauco (c. 13 700 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Fiambalá (c. 8 100 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop).
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 fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 18 km SE of Tinogasta, Argentina.
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