A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 47 kilometers (29 miles) from San Agustin de Valle Fertil in Argentina on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 68.02 km (42 miles). Global time and date of event 21/09/19 / 2019-09-21 18:48:15 / September 21, 2019 @ 6:48 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60005lt9. Id of event: us60005lt9. Exact location of event, depth 68.02 km, -67.8151° West, -30.3322° South. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:48:15 / 3:48 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop). The epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from San José de Jáchal (c. 21 000 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from San Agustín de Valle Fértil (c. 6 900 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was San José de Jáchal, San Agustín de Valle Fértil.
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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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