A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Zonda in Argentina. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006cgx. Id of event: us70006cgx. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -68.7395 West, latitude -31.4868 South, depth = 118.16 km. The temblor was reported at 11:41:15 / 11:41 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 24/11/19 / 2019-11-24 14:41:15 / November 24, 2019 @ 2:41 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 118.16 km (73 miles).
Event epicenter was 20 km (12 miles) from San Juan (c. 447 000 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Chimbas (c. 73 800 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Santa Lucía (c. 43 600 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Pocito (c. 41 000 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Caucete (c. 33 600 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Albardón (c. 20 400 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Villa Paula de Sarmiento (c. 19 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Calingasta, Caucete, Nueve de Julio (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 7 km N of Zonda, Argentina. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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