A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 62 kilometers (39 miles) from Yacimiento Rio Turbio in Argentina. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:53:52 / 5:53 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 18.1 km (11 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us70007wcp. Event ids that are associated: us70007wcp. Exact location, longitude -72.2336° West, latitude -51.0153° South, depth = 18.1 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/02/20 / 2020-02-25 08:53:52 / February 25, 2020 @ 8:53 am.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop), Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Event epicenter was 81 km (50 miles) from Puerto Natales (c. 20 000 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from El Calafate (c. 8 000 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Río Turbio (c. 6 700 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Yacimiento Río Turbio (c. 6 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Puerto Natales, El Calafate, Yacimiento Río Turbio (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 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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