A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 55 kilometers (34 miles) from Calingasta in Argentina. The epicenter was at a depth of 125.7 km (78 miles). The temblor was picked up at 20:16:54 / 8:16 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000aduu. Unique identifier: us7000aduu. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/06/20 / 2020-06-28 20:16:54 / June 28, 2020 @ 8:16 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -69.2801 West, latitude -31.8243 South, depth = 125.7 km.
Nearby country/countries, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 77 km (48 miles) from San Juan (c. 447 000 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Chimbas (c. 73 800 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Santa Lucía (c. 43 600 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Pocito (c. 41 000 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Caucete (c. 33 600 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Albardón (c. 20 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Villa Paula de Sarmiento (c. 19 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Caucete, San Martín, Nueve de Julio (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 55 km SSE of Calingasta, Argentina.
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