A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 60 kilometers (37 miles) from Chilecito in Argentina. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 181.98 km (113 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 181.98 km, -67.4146° West, -28.6193° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 14:54:29 / 2:54 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us60007gkz. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007gkz. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/01/20 / 2020-01-26 17:54:29 / January 26, 2020 @ 5:54 pm UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 61 km (38 miles) from Chilecito (c. 42 200 pop), 64 km (39 miles) from Tinogasta (c. 14 500 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Arauco (c. 13 700 pop). Nearby country/countries, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tinogasta, Chilecito, Arauco (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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: 60 km N of Chilecito, Argentina. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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