A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 76 kilometers (47 miles) from San Rafael in Argentina on Monday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/08/20 / 2020-08-10 18:56:11 / August 10, 2020 @ 6:56 pm. Exact location, longitude -68.4646° West, latitude -33.939° South, depth = 10.9 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 18:56:11 / 6:56 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.9 km (7 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000besh. Id of event: us6000besh.
Country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop). Event epicenter was 76 km (48 miles) from San Rafael (c. 109 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Rafael (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 76 km N of San Rafael, Argentina.
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