A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 55 kilometers (34 miles) from Vinchina in Argentina. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 144.04 km (90 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.6522 West, latitude -28.6595 South, depth = 144.04 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:53:02 / 10:53 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/09/19 / 2019-09-28 01:53:02 / September 28, 2019 @ 1:53 am. Id of earthquake: us70005n09. Event ids that are associated: us70005n09.
Epicenter of the event was 58 km (36 miles) from Chilecito (c. 42 200 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Tinogasta (c. 14 500 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Arauco (c. 13 700 pop). Close country/countries, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arauco, Tinogasta, Chilecito (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 55 km ENE of Vinchina, Argentina. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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