A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Londres in Argentina. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/10/20 / 2020-10-23 16:29:55 / October 23, 2020 @ 4:29 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000cc6p. Unique identifier: us6000cc6p. Exact location of earthquake, -67.3482° West, -27.5525° South, depth 136.92 km. The temblor was picked up at 16:29:55 / 4:29 pm (local time epicenter). 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 136.92 km (85 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Event epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from Tinogasta (c. 14 500 pop), 102 km (63 miles) from Andalgalá (c. 14 100 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Fiambalá (c. 8 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Andalgalá, Tinogasta, Fiambalá (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 27 km NW of Londres, Argentina.
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