A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 44 kilometers (27 miles) from Londres in Argentina. Unique identifier: us600053kd. Ids that are associated to the event: us600053kd. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:36:43 / 8:36 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 148.5 km (92 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/08/19 / 2019-08-10 23:36:43 / August 10, 2019 @ 11:36 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -66.8446° West, latitude -28.0228° South, depth = 148.5 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Fiambalá, Tinogasta, Andalgalá (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Tinogasta (c. 14 500 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Andalgalá (c. 14 100 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Arauco (c. 13 700 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Fiambalá (c. 8 100 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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