A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 67 kilometers (42 miles) from El Calafate in Argentina. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/06/20 / 2020-06-23 05:26:47 / June 23, 2020 @ 5:26 am. Exact location of earthquake, -72.1305° West, -50.9375° South, depth 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 05:26:47 / 5:26 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000ah0i. Unique identifier: us6000ah0i.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 91 km (56 miles) from Puerto Natales (c. 20 000 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from El Calafate (c. 8 000 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Río Turbio (c. 6 700 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Yacimiento Río Turbio (c. 6 700 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Puerto Natales, Yacimiento Río Turbio, Río Turbio (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop), Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 67 km S of El Calafate, Argentina.
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