A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Nueve de Julio in Argentina. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:28:03 / 6:28 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/06/20 / 2020-06-25 18:28:03 / June 25, 2020 @ 6:28 pm. Exact location, longitude -68.346° West, latitude -31.7999° South, depth = 116.88 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000abgr. Id of event: us7000abgr. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 116.88 km (73 miles).
Close country/countries, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 34 km (21 miles) from San Juan (c. 447 000 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Chimbas (c. 73 800 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Santa Lucía (c. 43 600 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Pocito (c. 41 000 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Caucete (c. 33 600 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Albardón (c. 20 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Albardón, San Martín, Chimbas.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 15 km SSE of Nueve de Julio, Argentina. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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