A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Villa de Soto in Argentina on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 188.69 km (117 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/02/20 / 2020-02-16 03:47:49 / February 16, 2020 @ 3:47 am. Exact location, longitude -65.3199° West, latitude -30.9264° South, depth = 188.69 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007r5s. Id of event: us70007r5s. The temblor was detected at 00:47:49 / 12:47 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mina Clavero, Cosquín, Valle Hermoso (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 54 km (34 miles) from Cruz del Eje (c. 28 200 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Cosquín (c. 19 100 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from La Falda (c. 15 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Capilla del Monte (c. 9 100 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Villa de Soto (c. 7 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from La Cumbre (c. 7 200 pop). Nearby country/countries, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each 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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