A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Tinogasta in Argentina. 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 171.74 km (107 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -67.5659 West, latitude -28.2489 South, depth = 171.74 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/08/19 / 2019-08-11 15:02:40 / August 11, 2019 @ 3:02 pm. Id of earthquake: us600053qt. Event ids that are associated: us600053qt. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:02:40 / 12:02 pm (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 21 km (13 miles) from Tinogasta (c. 14 500 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Arauco (c. 13 700 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Fiambalá (c. 8 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Arauco, Fiambalá, Tinogasta (min 5000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 20 km S of Tinogasta, Argentina.
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