A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Villa Basilio Nievas in Argentina. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -68.8783 West, latitude -31.5336 South, depth = 116.67 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/07/20 / 2020-07-26 20:03:47 / July 26, 2020 @ 8:03 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 116.67 km (72 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:03:47 / 8:03 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us6000b4ge. Event ids that are associated: us6000b4ge.
The epicenter was 32 km (20 miles) from San Juan (c. 447 000 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Chimbas (c. 73 800 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Santa Lucía (c. 43 600 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Pocito (c. 41 000 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Caucete (c. 33 600 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Albardón (c. 20 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Caucete, Calingasta, Nueve de Julio. Close country/countries, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days thirty-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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