A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 48 kilometers (30 miles) from Suncho Corral in Argentina. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/08/20 / 2020-08-16 03:43:14 / August 16, 2020 @ 3:43 am. Exact location of event, longitude -63.3306 West, latitude -27.504 South, depth = 581.59 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bffi. Id of event: us6000bffi. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:43:14 / 3:43 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 581.59 km (361 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 91 km (57 miles) from Quimilí (c. 11 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Clodomira (c. 9 000 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Suncho Corral (c. 6 100 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Beltrán (c. 5 300 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Quimilí, Beltrán, Clodomira.
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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 48 km NNE of Suncho Corral, Argentina. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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