A earthquake with magnitude 6 (ml/mb) was reported 14 kilometers (9 miles) from El Hoyo in Argentina on Tuesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 560.32 km (348 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -63.3668 West, latitude -26.9731 South, depth = 560.32 km. The temblor was picked up at 13:43:32 / 1:43 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006qk4. Id of event: us70006qk4. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/12/19 / 2019-12-24 16:43:32 / December 24, 2019 @ 4:43 pm.
Epicenter of the event was 119 km (74 miles) from Quimilí (c. 11 000 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Clodomira (c. 9 000 pop), 107 km (66 miles) from Suncho Corral (c. 6 100 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Campo Gallo (c. 5 500 pop), 117 km (73 miles) from Beltrán (c. 5 300 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Quimilí, Beltrán, Suncho Corral.
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 has struck near. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. There are an estimated 135 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: 14 km WNW of El Hoyo, Argentina. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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