A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Tafí del Valle in Argentina. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:44:17 / 4:44 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -65.8451° West, latitude -27.0435° South, depth = 49.6 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us6000b49b. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000b49b. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/07/20 / 2020-07-26 04:44:17 / July 26, 2020 @ 4:44 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 49.6 km (31 miles).
Close country/countries, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was La Cocha, Graneros, Andalgalá. The epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from San Miguel de Tucumán (c. 781 000 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Yerba Buena (c. 50 800 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Tafí Viejo (c. 48 500 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Alderetes (c. 38 500 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Aguilares (c. 32 500 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Famaillá (c. 31 000 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Monteros (c. 23 800 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 25 km SSW of Tafí del Valle, Argentina. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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