A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 64 kilometers (40 miles) from Abra Pampa in Argentina on Friday. Event id: us6000bhna. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bhna. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 259.25 km (161 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/08/20 / 2020-08-14 12:31:47 / August 14, 2020 @ 12:31 pm. The temblor was detected at 12:31:47 / 12:31 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -66.3129° West, -22.6196° South, depth 259.25 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Abra Pampa. The epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Abra Pampa (c. 9 400 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 64 km W of Abra Pampa, Argentina. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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