A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 28 kilometers (17 miles) from General Enrique Mosconi in Argentina on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -63.8092 West, latitude -22.8548 South, depth = 529.74 km. The temblor was detected at 14:50:17 / 2:50 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/01/20 / 2020-01-22 17:50:17 / January 22, 2020 @ 5:50 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us60007cz8. Ids that are associated to the event: us60007cz8. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 529.74 km (329 miles).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop), Bolivia (c. 9 947 000 pop). The epicenter was 94 km (59 miles) from Yacuiba (c. 82 800 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from San Ramón de la Nueva Orán (c. 74 100 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Tartagal (c. 60 800 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Embarcación (c. 24 000 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from General Enrique Mosconi (c. 19 800 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Yacuiba, San Ramón de la Nueva Orán, Embarcación.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 28 km S of General Enrique Mosconi, Argentina. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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