A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 27 kilometers (17 miles) from La Puerta de San Jose in Argentina on Thursday. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:10:35 / 2:10 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 213.35 km (133 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/05/20 / 2020-05-14 05:10:35 / May 14, 2020 @ 5:10 am. Exact location of earthquake, -66.7358° West, -27.546° South, depth 213.35 km. Event id: us70009ftp. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009ftp.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fiambalá, Andalgalá. Epicenter of the event was 42 km (26 miles) from Andalgalá (c. 14 100 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Fiambalá (c. 8 100 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 27 km E of La Puerta de San Jose, Argentina.
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