A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Albardon in Argentina on Friday. Exact location of event, longitude -68.8079 West, latitude -31.2592 South, depth = 113.75 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 24/01/20 / 2020-01-24 06:57:57 / January 24, 2020 @ 6:57 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us60007ehq. Event ids that are associated: us60007ehq. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 113.75 km (71 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:57:57 / 3:57 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Caucete, Nueve de Julio, Calingasta (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 40 km (25 miles) from San Juan (c. 447 000 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Chimbas (c. 73 800 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Santa Lucía (c. 43 600 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Pocito (c. 41 000 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Caucete (c. 33 600 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Albardón (c. 20 400 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 twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 33 km NW of Albardon, Argentina.
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