A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Tinogasta in Argentina. Exact location of event, depth 128.52 km, -67.3869° West, -28.4234° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:58:02 / 1:58 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000415w. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000415w. Exact time and date of earthquake 15/06/19 / 2019-06-15 16:58:02 / June 15, 2019 @ 4:58 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 128.52 km (80 miles).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 83 km (51 miles) from Chilecito (c. 42 200 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Tinogasta (c. 14 500 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Arauco (c. 13 700 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Fiambalá (c. 8 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fiambalá, Chilecito, Arauco (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 43 km SSE of Tinogasta, Argentina. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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