A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 41 kilometers (25 miles) from Andalgala in Argentina. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:35:14 / 2:35 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -66.4313° West, latitude -27.9458° South, depth = 165.86 km. Unique identifier: us70007pen. Ids that are associated to the event: us70007pen. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 165.86 km (103 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/02/20 / 2020-02-04 17:35:14 / February 4, 2020 @ 5:35 pm.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Los Altos, La Cocha, San Fernando del Valle de Catamarca (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 86 km (53 miles) from San Fernando del Valle de Catamarca (c. 188 800 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Andalgalá (c. 14 100 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Arauco (c. 13 700 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from La Cocha (c. 7 100 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Los Altos (c. 6 400 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 two and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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