A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 75 kilometers (47 miles) from Chepes in Argentina on Friday. Event id: us70009n0t. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009n0t. The temblor was reported at 01:52:50 / 1:52 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude -67.3962° West, latitude -31.3374° South, depth = 10 km. 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: 22/05/20 / 2020-05-22 04:52:50 / May 22, 2020 @ 4:52 am.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Caucete, San Agustín de Valle Fértil (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 91 km (56 miles) from Caucete (c. 33 600 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from San Agustín de Valle Fértil (c. 6 900 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 eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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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. 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: 75 km W of Chepes, Argentina.
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