A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 50 kilometers (31 miles) from San Martín in Argentina on Sunday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/09/20 / 2020-09-06 19:59:01 / September 6, 2020 @ 7:59 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:59:01 / 7:59 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000bj17. Unique identifier: us7000bj17. The epicenter was at a depth of 27.43 km (17 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -68.2781° West, -31.0162° South, depth 27.43 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Agustín de Valle Fértil, Pocito, Nueve de Julio (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 63 km (39 miles) from San Juan (c. 447 000 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Chimbas (c. 73 800 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Santa Lucía (c. 43 600 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Pocito (c. 41 000 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Caucete (c. 33 600 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from Albardón (c. 20 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 50 km NNE of San Martín, Argentina.
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