A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 83 kilometers (52 miles) from Caucete in Argentina on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 09:40:21 / 9:40 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/05/20 / 2020-05-05 12:40:21 / May 5, 2020 @ 12:40 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 128.38 km (80 miles). Exact location, longitude -67.4243° West, latitude -31.81° South, depth = 128.38 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us70009aea. Unique identifier: us70009aea.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Nueve de Julio, Caucete (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 83 km (52 miles) from Caucete (c. 33 600 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Nueve de Julio (c. 7 700 pop). Nearby 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 two and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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