A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Villa Dolores in Argentina. The temblor was detected at 02:15:35 / 2:15 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 15/06/19 / 2019-06-15 05:15:35 / June 15, 2019 @ 5:15 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -65.114° West, latitude -31.8873° South, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000412x. Unique identifier: us6000412x.
Epicenter of the event was 78 km (48 miles) from Villa Carlos Paz (c. 69 500 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Alta Gracia (c. 40 400 pop), 10 km (6 miles) from Villa Dolores (c. 28 000 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Embalse (c. 15 900 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Merlo (c. 11 200 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Despeñaderos, Villa Carlos Paz, Embalse (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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 one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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