A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Vinchina in Argentina. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -68.3736 West, latitude -28.978 South, depth = 101.16 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 101.16 km (63 miles). The temblor was reported at 15:37:47 / 3:37 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/04/20 / 2020-04-20 18:37:47 / April 20, 2020 @ 6:37 pm. Unique identifier: us700090ku. Ids that are associated to the event: us700090ku.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 88 km (54 miles) from Chilecito (c. 42 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Chilecito (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 29 km SSW of Vinchina, Argentina. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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