A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Abra Pampa in Argentina on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -65.9671 West, latitude -22.4517 South, depth = 257.7 km. The temblor was reported at 02:29:52 / 2:29 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 257.7 km (160 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us700046ey. Unique identifier: us700046ey. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/06/19 / 2019-06-28 05:29:52 / June 28, 2019 @ 5:29 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquake epicenter was 56 km (35 miles) from Villazón (c. 30 300 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from La Quiaca (c. 14 800 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Abra Pampa (c. 9 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Villazón, La Quiaca, Abra Pampa (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop), Bolivia (c. 9 947 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 40 km NW of Abra Pampa, Argentina. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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