A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Villa Basilio Nievas in Argentina. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000bdiu. Unique identifier: us7000bdiu. Exact time and date of earthquake 27/08/20 / 2020-08-27 03:21:31 / August 27, 2020 @ 3:21 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 109.79 km, -68.8846° West, -31.4329° South. The temblor was picked up at 03:21:31 / 3:21 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 109.79 km (68 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Caucete, Nueve de Julio, Calingasta (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 35 km (22 miles) from San Juan (c. 447 000 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Chimbas (c. 73 800 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Santa Lucía (c. 43 600 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Pocito (c. 41 000 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Caucete (c. 33 600 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Albardón (c. 20 400 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Villa Paula de Sarmiento (c. 19 100 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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