A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 70 kilometers (43 miles) from Calingasta in Argentina. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/07/20 / 2020-07-08 09:36:22 / July 8, 2020 @ 9:36 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000ajyz. Unique identifier: us7000ajyz. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 113.81 km (71 miles). The temblor was picked up at 09:36:22 / 9:36 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -69.3664 West, latitude -31.9685 South, depth = 113.81 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Juan, Pocito, Calingasta (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from San Juan (c. 447 000 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Pocito (c. 41 000 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Calingasta (c. 8 200 pop). Close country/countries, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 four and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 70 km S of Calingasta, Argentina. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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