A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 47 kilometers (29 miles) from Andalgala in Argentina. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/05/19 / 2019-05-24 20:15:59 / May 24, 2019 @ 8:15 pm. Event id: us60003rvz. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60003rvz. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 147.56 km (92 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -66.6127° West, latitude -27.9196° South, depth = 147.56 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 17:15:59 / 5:15 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was La Cocha, Fiambalá, San Fernando del Valle de Catamarca (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 102 km (63 miles) from San Fernando del Valle de Catamarca (c. 188 800 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Tinogasta (c. 14 500 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Andalgalá (c. 14 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Arauco (c. 13 700 pop), 102 km (63 miles) from Fiambalá (c. 8 100 pop), 104 km (64 miles) from La Cocha (c. 7 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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