A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Albardon in Argentina. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 52.89 km, -68.5439° West, -31.365° South. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/08/19 / 2019-08-28 08:24:25 / August 28, 2019 @ 8:24 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000593h. Id of event: us7000593h. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 52.89 km (33 miles). The temblor was reported at 05:24:25 / 5:24 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 19 km (12 miles) from San Juan (c. 447 000 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Chimbas (c. 73 800 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Santa Lucía (c. 43 600 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Pocito (c. 41 000 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Caucete (c. 33 600 pop), 8 km (5 miles) from Albardón (c. 20 400 pop). Nearby country/countries, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Calingasta, Caucete, Nueve de Julio (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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