A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Zonda in Argentina. All ids that are associated to the event: us70008nd5. Unique identifier: us70008nd5. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 01:54:43 / 1:54 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 04/04/20 / 2020-04-04 04:54:43 / April 4, 2020 @ 4:54 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -68.8786 West, latitude -31.2087 South, depth = 104.93 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 104.93 km (65 miles).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Caucete, Nueve de Julio, Pocito (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 49 km (30 miles) from San Juan (c. 447 000 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Chimbas (c. 73 800 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Santa Lucía (c. 43 600 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Pocito (c. 41 000 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Caucete (c. 33 600 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Albardón (c. 20 400 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Villa Paula de Sarmiento (c. 19 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 40 km NNW of Zonda, Argentina.
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