A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Las Ovejas in Argentina on Monday. The temblor was detected at 22:07:56 / 10:07 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -70.8284 West, latitude -36.7692 South, depth = 149.87 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 149.87 km (93 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/07/19 / 2019-07-09 01:07:56 / July 9, 2019 @ 1:07 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70004fdj. Id of event: us70004fdj. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquake epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Chos Malal (c. 11 700 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Coihueco (c. 7 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop), Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Coihueco, Chos Malal (min 5000 pop).
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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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: 25 km NNW of Las Ovejas, Argentina. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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