A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Villa Basilio Nievas in Argentina. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:44:09 / 11:44 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -68.9222° West, latitude -31.2224° South, depth = 107.67 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 30/05/20 / 2020-05-30 23:44:09 / May 30, 2020 @ 11:44 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 107.67 km (67 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000a2wa. Id of event: us6000a2wa.
Nearby country/countries, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 51 km (31 miles) from San Juan (c. 447 000 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Chimbas (c. 73 800 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Santa Lucía (c. 43 600 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Pocito (c. 41 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Caucete (c. 33 600 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Albardón (c. 20 400 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Villa Paula de Sarmiento (c. 19 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Caucete, Nueve de Julio, Pocito.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 40 km NNW of Villa Basilio Nievas, Argentina. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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