A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 70 kilometers (43 miles) from San José de Jáchal in Argentina on Friday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/09/20 / 2020-09-11 05:35:58 / September 11, 2020 @ 5:35 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 05:35:58 / 5:35 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bllf. Id of event: us7000bllf. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 139.72 km (87 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -69.2179 West, latitude -29.7491 South, depth = 139.72 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 71 km (44 miles) from San José de Jáchal (c. 21 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was San José de Jáchal (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop).
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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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