A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 35 kilometers (22 miles) from General Enrique Mosconi in Argentina. Exact location of earthquake, -63.7989° West, -22.9126° South, depth 538.16 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:43:29 / 2:43 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 538.16 km (334 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us60007cyy. Ids that are associated to the event: us60007cyy. Global time and date of event 22/01/20 / 2020-01-22 17:43:29 / January 22, 2020 @ 5:43 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop), Bolivia (c. 9 947 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yacuiba, San Ramón de la Nueva Orán, Embarcación (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 100 km (62 miles) from Yacuiba (c. 82 800 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from San Ramón de la Nueva Orán (c. 74 100 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Tartagal (c. 60 800 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Embarcación (c. 24 000 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from General Enrique Mosconi (c. 19 800 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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