A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 58 kilometers (36 miles) from El Aguilar in Argentina. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 216.37 km (134 miles). Global time and date of event 29/05/20 / 2020-05-29 10:10:32 / May 29, 2020 @ 10:10 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 216.37 km, -66.2501° West, -23.2776° South. Unique identifier: us6000a1m5. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000a1m5. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:10:32 / 10:10 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Humahuaca (c. 11 400 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Abra Pampa (c. 9 400 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Tilcara (c. 5 600 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tilcara, Humahuaca, Abra Pampa (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 58 km W of El Aguilar, Argentina.
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