A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 65 kilometers (40 miles) from Abra Pampa in Argentina. Global time and date of event 18/10/20 / 2020-10-18 14:19:38 / October 18, 2020 @ 2:19 pm UTC/GMT. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:19:38 / 2:19 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 228.13 km (142 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -66.2915° West, -22.927° South, depth 228.13 km. Unique identifier: us6000c973. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000c973. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Abra Pampa (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 65 km (40 miles) from Abra Pampa (c. 9 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 65 km WSW of Abra Pampa, Argentina.
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