A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Albardón in Argentina on Saturday. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:37:02 / 2:37 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -68.5326 West, latitude -31.412 South, depth = 122.29 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/08/20 / 2020-08-01 02:37:02 / August 1, 2020 @ 2:37 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 122.29 km (76 miles). Event id: us6000b7sb. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b7sb. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the event was 14 km (9 miles) from San Juan (c. 447 000 pop), 8 km (5 miles) from Chimbas (c. 73 800 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Santa Lucía (c. 43 600 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Pocito (c. 41 000 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Caucete (c. 33 600 pop), 3 km (2 miles) from Albardón (c. 20 400 pop). Close country/countries, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Calingasta, Caucete, Nueve de Julio (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-two 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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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 2 km NNW of Albardón, Argentina. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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