A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Albardon in Argentina on Saturday. 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 109.04 km (68 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:15:31 / 2:15 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us70005g9f. Unique identifier: us70005g9f. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/09/19 / 2019-09-14 05:15:31 / September 14, 2019 @ 5:15 am. Exact location of event, longitude -68.6302 West, latitude -31.3791 South, depth = 109.04 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 20 km (12 miles) from San Juan (c. 447 000 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Chimbas (c. 73 800 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Santa Lucía (c. 43 600 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Pocito (c. 41 000 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Caucete (c. 33 600 pop), 12 km (7 miles) from Albardón (c. 20 400 pop), 15 km (10 miles) from Villa Paula de Sarmiento (c. 19 100 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Calingasta, Caucete, Nueve de Julio. Nearby country/countries, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 11 km WNW of Albardon, Argentina. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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