A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 55 kilometers (34 miles) from Palma Sola in Argentina. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 22.5 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us70003j6v. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003j6v. The temblor was picked up at 02:46:40 / 2:46 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 10/05/19 / 2019-05-10 05:46:40 / May 10, 2019 @ 5:46 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 22.5 km, -63.7705° West, -23.8514° South.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Ramón de la Nueva Orán, Caimancito, Embarcación (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 97 km (61 miles) from San Ramón de la Nueva Orán (c. 74 100 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Embarcación (c. 24 000 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Apolinario Saravia (c. 8 600 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Yuto (c. 7 700 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Caimancito (c. 5 400 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Palma Sola (c. 5 300 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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. 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: 55 km ENE of Palma Sola, Argentina.
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