A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported 58 kilometers (36 miles) from Abra Pampa in Argentina on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 227.74 km (142 miles). Id of earthquake: us7000645u. Event ids that are associated: us7000645u. Exact location of event, depth 227.74 km, -66.2115° West, -22.9539° South. The temblor was detected at 18:00:57 / 6:00 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/11/19 / 2019-11-06 21:00:57 / November 6, 2019 @ 9:00 pm.
Country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Humahuaca, Abra Pampa (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Humahuaca (c. 11 400 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Abra Pampa (c. 9 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 58 km WSW of Abra Pampa, Argentina. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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