A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Tinogasta in Argentina on Saturday. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:06:47 / 4:06 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -67.4164° West, latitude -28.2166° South, depth = 123.45 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 123.45 km (77 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/08/19 / 2019-08-10 19:06:47 / August 10, 2019 @ 7:06 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us600053hb. Unique identifier: us600053hb. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the event was 22 km (14 miles) from Tinogasta (c. 14 500 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Arauco (c. 13 700 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Fiambalá (c. 8 100 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arauco, Fiambalá, Tinogasta (min 5000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 22 km SE of Tinogasta, Argentina.
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