A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Caucete in Argentina. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -68.062° West, -31.7591° South. Event id: us70008qfd. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70008qfd. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 05:01:05 / 5:01 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/04/20 / 2020-04-07 08:01:05 / April 7, 2020 @ 8:01 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Albardón, San Martín, Chimbas (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 51 km (32 miles) from San Juan (c. 447 000 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Chimbas (c. 73 800 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Santa Lucía (c. 43 600 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Pocito (c. 41 000 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Caucete (c. 33 600 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Albardón (c. 20 400 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 23 km ESE of Caucete, Argentina.
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