A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from San Martín in Argentina. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -68.263° West, -31.2716° South, depth 127.92 km. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:09:48 / 2:09 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 127.92 km (79 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 31/05/20 / 2020-05-31 14:09:48 / May 31, 2020 @ 2:09 pm. Id of earthquake: us6000a36p. Event ids that are associated: us6000a36p.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pocito, Nueve de Julio, Caucete. Country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 39 km (24 miles) from San Juan (c. 447 000 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Chimbas (c. 73 800 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Santa Lucía (c. 43 600 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Pocito (c. 41 000 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Caucete (c. 33 600 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Albardón (c. 20 400 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 28 km NE of San Martín, Argentina.
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