A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 105 km W of El Aguilar, Argentina (65 miles) on Friday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 265.34 km (165 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -66.6891° West, -23.037° South, depth 265.34 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:57:08 / 3:57 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/07/20 / 2020-07-17 15:57:08 / July 17, 2020 @ 3:57 pm. Unique identifier: us7000aqdv. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000aqdv.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 two and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 105 km W of El Aguilar, Argentina. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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