A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Yerba Buena in Argentina on Sunday. Exact location of event, longitude -65.3683 West, latitude -26.8756 South, depth = 35.94 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us60006rul. Unique identifier: us60006rul. The temblor was picked up at 14:57:06 / 2:57 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35.94 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 15/12/19 / 2019-12-15 17:57:06 / December 15, 2019 @ 5:57 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was La Cocha, Graneros, Termas de Río Hondo (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 16 km (10 miles) from San Miguel de Tucumán (c. 781 000 pop), 8 km (5 miles) from Yerba Buena (c. 50 800 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Tafí Viejo (c. 48 500 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Alderetes (c. 38 500 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Aguilares (c. 32 500 pop), 20 km (13 miles) from Famaillá (c. 31 000 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Termas de Río Hondo (c. 27 800 pop).
Every 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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: 8 km SW of Yerba Buena, Argentina. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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