A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 68 kilometers (42 miles) from Calingasta in Argentina. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000c7qh. Unique identifier: us6000c7qh. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 165.79 km (103 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 08:08:33 / 8:08 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -70.0638° West, -31.6179° South, depth 165.79 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/10/20 / 2020-10-12 08:08:33 / October 12, 2020 @ 8:08 am UTC/GMT.
Event epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Salamanca (c. 13 300 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Calingasta (c. 8 200 pop). Close country/countries, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop), Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Salamanca, Calingasta.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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