A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 82 kilometers (51 miles) from Calingasta in Argentina on Thursday. Id of earthquake: us700097s4. Event ids that are associated: us700097s4. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 132.69 km (82 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -70.2378 West, latitude -31.1271 South, depth = 132.69 km. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:29:46 / 2:29 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 30/04/20 / 2020-04-30 17:29:46 / April 30, 2020 @ 5:29 pm UTC/GMT.
Country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop), Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Monte Patria, Calingasta (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 84 km (52 miles) from Monte Patria (c. 13 900 pop), 82 km (51 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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixteen 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.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 82 km WNW of Calingasta, Argentina.
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