A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Calingasta in Argentina. The temblor was reported at 21:37:39 / 9:37 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: us7000ar0e. Unique identifier: us7000ar0e. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/07/20 / 2020-07-18 21:37:39 / July 18, 2020 @ 9:37 pm. Exact location of event, depth 110.96 km, -69.2749° West, -31.4339° South. The epicenter was at a depth of 110.96 km (69 miles).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop). Event epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from San Juan (c. 447 000 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Chimbas (c. 73 800 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Santa Lucía (c. 43 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Pocito (c. 41 000 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Albardón (c. 20 400 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Villa Paula de Sarmiento (c. 19 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Nueve de Julio, Santa Lucía, San Martín (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 17 km SE of Calingasta, Argentina.
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