A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Caucete in Argentina on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:48:43 / 9:48 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 01/07/19 / 2019-07-01 00:48:43 / July 1, 2019 @ 12:48 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -68.1248° West, -31.5589° South, depth 100.88 km. Id of earthquake: us700047u7. Event ids that are associated: us700047u7. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 100.88 km (63 miles).
Earthquake epicenter was 39 km (24 miles) from San Juan (c. 447 000 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Chimbas (c. 73 800 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Santa Lucía (c. 43 600 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Pocito (c. 41 000 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Caucete (c. 33 600 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Albardón (c. 20 400 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Villa Paula de Sarmiento (c. 19 100 pop). Close country/countries, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pocito, Albardón, Villa Paula de Sarmiento (min 5000 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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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: 18 km NE of Caucete, Argentina. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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