A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 58 kilometers (36 miles) from Calingasta in Argentina. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/10/19 / 2019-10-14 00:01:07 / October 14, 2019 @ 12:01 am. Unique identifier: us70005x60. Ids that are associated to the event: us70005x60. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 126.36 km (79 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 21:01:07 / 9:01 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -69.3384° West, latitude -31.8536° South, depth = 126.36 km.
Nearby country/countries, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Albardón, Santa Lucía, Chimbas. The epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from San Juan (c. 447 000 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Chimbas (c. 73 800 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Santa Lucía (c. 43 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Pocito (c. 41 000 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Albardón (c. 20 400 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Villa Paula de Sarmiento (c. 19 100 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 58 km S of Calingasta, Argentina. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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