A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Chilecito in Argentina on Thursday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000a9w7. Id of event: us6000a9w7. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:34:25 / 6:34 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/06/20 / 2020-06-04 18:34:25 / June 4, 2020 @ 6:34 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -67.5478° West, -28.9184° South, depth 126.95 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 126.95 km (79 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was La Rioja, Arauco, Chilecito (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from La Rioja (c. 162 600 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Chilecito (c. 42 200 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Arauco (c. 13 700 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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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: 27 km N of Chilecito, Argentina.
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