A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 81 kilometers (50 miles) from El Aguilar in Argentina. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:18:53 / 2:18 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us600041l6. Unique identifier: us600041l6. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 218.78 km (136 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 17/06/19 / 2019-06-17 05:18:53 / June 17, 2019 @ 5:18 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -66.4795 West, latitude -23.0917 South, depth = 218.78 km.
The epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Abra Pampa (c. 9 400 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Abra Pampa (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 81 km W of El Aguilar, Argentina. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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