A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 52 kilometers (32 miles) from Belen in Argentina. Event id: us70006xem. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006xem. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 146.45 km (91 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 01:50:40 / 1:50 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 10/01/20 / 2020-01-10 04:50:40 / January 10, 2020 @ 4:50 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -66.741 West, latitude -28.0509 South, depth = 146.45 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fiambalá, Tinogasta, Andalgalá (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 81 km (50 miles) from Tinogasta (c. 14 500 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Andalgalá (c. 14 100 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Arauco (c. 13 700 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Fiambalá (c. 8 100 pop).
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 eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 52 km SSE of Belen, Argentina.
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