A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 107 km WSW of Abra Pampa, Argentina (66 miles) on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/08/20 / 2020-08-12 05:44:39 / August 12, 2020 @ 5:44 am. Unique identifier: us6000bd4z. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000bd4z. The temblor was detected at 05:44:39 / 5:44 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -66.7213 West, latitude -22.922 South, depth = 254.4 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 254.4 km (158 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 107 km WSW of Abra Pampa, Argentina. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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