A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Calingasta in Argentina. The temblor was detected at 13:49:37 / 1:49 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -69.1134 West, latitude -31.2417 South, depth = 137.37 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us70005dfm. Unique identifier: us70005dfm. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/09/19 / 2019-09-08 16:49:37 / September 8, 2019 @ 4:49 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 137.37 km (85 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Caucete, Nueve de Julio, Pocito. Nearby country/countries, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 64 km (40 miles) from San Juan (c. 447 000 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Chimbas (c. 73 800 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Santa Lucía (c. 43 600 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Pocito (c. 41 000 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Caucete (c. 33 600 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Albardón (c. 20 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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: 29 km ENE of Calingasta, Argentina. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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