A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 91 kilometers (57 miles) from Caucete in Argentina on Monday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/03/20 / 2020-03-09 18:30:02 / March 9, 2020 @ 6:30 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 159.28 km (99 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:30:02 / 3:30 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.6843 West, latitude -32.3014 South, depth = 159.28 km. Id of earthquake: us60008cm2. Event ids that are associated: us60008cm2. 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). Epicenter of the earthquake was 92 km (57 miles) from Caucete (c. 33 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Caucete.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 one and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 91 km SE of Caucete, Argentina. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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