A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Calingasta in Argentina. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 118.22 km (73 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -69.2105 West, latitude -31.2314 South, depth = 118.22 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us70008fln. Unique identifier: us70008fln. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:23:00 / 1:23 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 25/03/20 / 2020-03-25 04:23:00 / March 25, 2020 @ 4:23 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 72 km (45 miles) from San Juan (c. 447 000 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Chimbas (c. 73 800 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Santa Lucía (c. 43 600 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Pocito (c. 41 000 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Albardón (c. 20 400 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Villa Paula de Sarmiento (c. 19 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pocito, Santa Lucía, San Juan (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 21 km ENE of Calingasta, Argentina.
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