A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Zonda in Argentina. The temblor was detected at 19:26:40 / 7:26 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 30/06/19 / 2019-06-30 22:26:40 / June 30, 2019 @ 10:26 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -68.8226 West, latitude -31.304 South, depth = 112.36 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 112.36 km (70 miles). Id of earthquake: us700047sp. Event ids that are associated: us700047sp.
Event epicenter was 38 km (23 miles) from San Juan (c. 447 000 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Chimbas (c. 73 800 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Santa Lucía (c. 43 600 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Pocito (c. 41 000 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Caucete (c. 33 600 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Albardón (c. 20 400 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Caucete, Nueve de Julio, Calingasta (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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