A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 50 kilometers (31 miles) from Las Ovejas in Argentina on Thursday. Event id: us700059tk. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700059tk. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/08/19 / 2019-08-29 17:58:49 / August 29, 2019 @ 5:58 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 140.72 km (87 miles). The temblor was picked up at 14:58:49 / 2:58 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -70.9763 West, latitude -36.573 South, depth = 140.72 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 89 km (55 miles) from San Carlos (c. 31 500 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Parral (c. 26 900 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Coihueco (c. 7 300 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Longaví (c. 6 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Longaví, Parral, San Carlos.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 50 km NNW of Las Ovejas, Argentina. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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