A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 109 km WSW of Abra Pampa, Argentina (68 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location, longitude -66.7244° West, latitude -22.9708° South, depth = 242.71 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 242.71 km (151 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 15/09/20 / 2020-09-15 00:55:29 / September 15, 2020 @ 12:55 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 00:55:29 / 12:55 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bnbr. Id of event: us7000bnbr. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 109 km WSW of Abra Pampa, Argentina.
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