A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from San Jose de Jachal in Argentina. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:55:06 / 12:55 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us600063ts. Ids that are associated to the event: us600063ts. Exact location of earthquake, -68.8709° West, -30.2708° South, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 28/10/19 / 2019-10-28 03:55:06 / October 28, 2019 @ 3:55 am UTC/GMT.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop). The epicenter was 12 km (8 miles) from San José de Jáchal (c. 21 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was San José de Jáchal.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 12 km WSW of San Jose de Jachal, Argentina. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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