A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Caimancito in Argentina on Wednesday. Event id: us60009dzi. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60009dzi. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 27.14 km, -64.5555° West, -23.7794° South. The temblor was detected at 13:27:31 / 1:27 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 27.14 km (17 miles). Global time and date of event 22/04/20 / 2020-04-22 16:27:31 / April 22, 2020 @ 4:27 pm UTC/GMT.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Salvador de Jujuy, Palpalá, Tilcara (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 88 km (55 miles) from San Salvador de Jujuy (c. 305 900 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from San Ramón de la Nueva Orán (c. 74 100 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from San Pedro (c. 58 400 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Libertador General San Martín (c. 49 300 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Palpalá (c. 48 200 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Embarcación (c. 24 000 pop). 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each 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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