A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported 101 km W of El Aguilar, Argentina (63 miles) on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 191.97 km (119 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/05/19 / 2019-05-21 07:18:59 / May 21, 2019 @ 7:18 am. Event id: us70003nut. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003nut. The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:18:59 / 4:18 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -66.6853° West, -23.1586° South, depth 191.97 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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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: 101 km W of El Aguilar, Argentina.
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