A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 101 km SE of San Martin, Argentina (63 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 199.73 km (124 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us600043xm. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600043xm. The temblor was picked up at 18:15:58 / 6:15 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.5615 West, latitude -33.5949 South, depth = 199.73 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/06/19 / 2019-06-20 21:15:58 / June 20, 2019 @ 9:15 pm.
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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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 SE of San Martin, Argentina.
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