A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Villa Basilio Nievas in Argentina on Wednesday. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000akgs. Unique identifier: us7000akgs. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:48:12 / 10:48 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -69.0325 West, latitude -31.6871 South, depth = 111.27 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/07/20 / 2020-07-08 22:48:12 / July 8, 2020 @ 10:48 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 111.27 km (69 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Caucete, Nueve de Julio, San Martín (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 50 km (31 miles) from San Juan (c. 447 000 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from Chimbas (c. 73 800 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Santa Lucía (c. 43 600 pop), 43 km (26 miles) from Pocito (c. 41 000 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Caucete (c. 33 600 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Albardón (c. 20 400 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Villa Paula de Sarmiento (c. 19 100 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. 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: 32 km WSW of Villa Basilio Nievas, Argentina.
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