A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Villa Paula de Sarmiento in Argentina. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/10/20 / 2020-10-13 00:19:28 / October 13, 2020 @ 12:19 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -68.5648 West, latitude -31.4943 South, depth = 106.39 km. Event id: us6000c7w6. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c7w6. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:19:28 / 12:19 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 106.39 km (66 miles).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Calingasta, Caucete, Nueve de Julio (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 6 km (3 miles) from San Juan (c. 447 000 pop), 3 km (2 miles) from Chimbas (c. 73 800 pop), 8 km (5 miles) from Santa Lucía (c. 43 600 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Pocito (c. 41 000 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Caucete (c. 33 600 pop), 7 km (5 miles) from Albardón (c. 20 400 pop). Close country/countries, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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. 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 thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 2 km W of Villa Paula de Sarmiento, Argentina. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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