A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Calingasta in Argentina on Saturday. The temblor was detected at 10:20:48 / 10:20 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -69.521° West, latitude -31.466° South, depth = 116.9 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 116.9 km (73 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us700047ap. Unique identifier: us700047ap. Exact time and date of earthquake 29/06/19 / 2019-06-29 13:20:48 / June 29, 2019 @ 1:20 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Albardón, Chimbas, San Juan. Close country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop). The epicenter was 94 km (58 miles) from San Juan (c. 447 000 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Chimbas (c. 73 800 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Pocito (c. 41 000 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Albardón (c. 20 400 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Villa Paula de Sarmiento (c. 19 100 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Calingasta (c. 8 200 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixteen 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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