A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 48 kilometers (30 miles) from Abra Pampa in Argentina on Friday. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:55:05 / 11:55 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -66.1426° West, -22.8685° South, depth 230.43 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 230.43 km (143 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005qpi. Id of event: us70005qpi. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/10/19 / 2019-10-04 14:55:05 / October 4, 2019 @ 2:55 pm.
Earthquake epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Humahuaca (c. 11 400 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Abra Pampa (c. 9 400 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Humahuaca, Abra Pampa. Nearby country/countries, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 48 km WSW of Abra Pampa, Argentina.
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