A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Colonia Dora in Argentina. The epicenter was at a depth of 590.9 km (367 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/03/20 / 2020-03-27 17:42:50 / March 27, 2020 @ 5:42 pm. Id of earthquake: us70008hc5. Event ids that are associated: us70008hc5. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 590.9 km, -63.1568° West, -28.782° South. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:42:50 / 2:42 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Suncho Corral, Villa Ojo de Agua, Añatuya (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 48 km (30 miles) from Añatuya (c. 20 300 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Suncho Corral (c. 6 100 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Villa Ojo de Agua (c. 5 800 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 28 km SW of Colonia Dora, Argentina. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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