A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Caimancito in Argentina on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 27/02/20 / 2020-02-27 01:25:26 / February 27, 2020 @ 1:25 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us600089ji. Event ids that are associated: us600089ji. Exact location of earthquake, -64.6206° West, -23.6607° South, depth 10 km. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:25:26 / 10:25 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 91 km (56 miles) from San Salvador de Jujuy (c. 305 900 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from San Ramón de la Nueva Orán (c. 74 100 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from San Pedro (c. 58 400 pop), 23 km (15 miles) from Libertador General San Martín (c. 49 300 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Palpalá (c. 48 200 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Embarcación (c. 24 000 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Fraile Pintado (c. 13 700 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Salvador de Jujuy, Humahuaca, Palpalá. Close country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop).
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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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