A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Abra Pampa in Argentina on Tuesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/07/20 / 2020-07-28 10:03:54 / July 28, 2020 @ 10:03 am. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:03:54 / 10:03 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b8rz. Id of event: us6000b8rz. The epicenter was at a depth of 254.07 km (158 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -66.0453 West, latitude -22.4737 South, depth = 254.07 km.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop), Bolivia (c. 9 947 000 pop). The epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Villazón (c. 30 300 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from La Quiaca (c. 14 800 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Abra Pampa (c. 9 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Villazón, La Quiaca, Abra Pampa.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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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