A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) was reported 70 kilometers (43 miles) from San Martin in Argentina on Wednesday. Unique identifier: us600043h2. Ids that are associated to the event: us600043h2. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 149.27 km (93 miles). The 5.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:23:26 / 10:23 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/06/19 / 2019-06-20 01:23:26 / June 20, 2019 @ 1:23 am. Exact location of event, longitude -68.7982 West, latitude -33.6488 South, depth = 149.27 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mendoza, San Martín (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 84 km (52 miles) from Mendoza (c. 876 900 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from San Martín (c. 82 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
Did you feel anything?
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. 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: 70 km SSW of San Martin, Argentina.
Copyright © 2019 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.