A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Tinogasta in Argentina on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 119.72 km (74 miles). The temblor was picked up at 07:01:36 / 7:01 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us60004wzk. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60004wzk. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/07/19 / 2019-07-29 10:01:36 / July 29, 2019 @ 10:01 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -67.4825 West, latitude -28.2771 South, depth = 119.72 km.
Epicenter of the event was 25 km (16 miles) from Tinogasta (c. 14 500 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Arauco (c. 13 700 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Fiambalá (c. 8 100 pop). Nearby country/countries, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arauco, Fiambalá, Tinogasta (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifteen 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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