A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 88 kilometers (55 miles) from Calingasta in Argentina on Wednesday. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:21:09 / 5:21 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us700091kh. Unique identifier: us700091kh. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -69.3702° West, -32.1305° South, depth 114.78 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/04/20 / 2020-04-22 08:21:09 / April 22, 2020 @ 8:21 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 114.78 km (71 miles).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pocito, Calingasta (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 89 km (56 miles) from Pocito (c. 41 000 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Calingasta (c. 8 200 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 88 km S of Calingasta, Argentina.
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