A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Nueve de Julio in Argentina. Id of earthquake: us60008f50. Event ids that are associated: us60008f50. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:01:50 / 4:01 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/03/20 / 2020-03-09 19:01:50 / March 9, 2020 @ 7:01 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -68.3286 West, latitude -31.7643 South, depth = 102.45 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 102.45 km (64 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Albardón, San Martín, Chimbas (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 32 km (20 miles) from San Juan (c. 447 000 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Chimbas (c. 73 800 pop), 30 km (18 miles) from Santa Lucía (c. 43 600 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Pocito (c. 41 000 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Caucete (c. 33 600 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Albardón (c. 20 400 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Villa Paula de Sarmiento (c. 19 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 12 km SSE of Nueve de Julio, Argentina. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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