A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Añelo in Argentina. Exact location of earthquake, -68.9803° West, -38.5982° South, depth 9.81 km. Global time and date of event 27/10/20 / 2020-10-27 16:32:26 / October 27, 2020 @ 4:32 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:32:26 / 4:32 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000c68t. Unique identifier: us7000c68t. The epicenter was at a depth of 9.81 km (6 miles).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Neuquén (c. 242 100 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Cutral-Có (c. 47 400 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Centenario (c. 29 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Plottier (c. 25 200 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Cinco Saltos (c. 19 800 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Plaza Huincul (c. 12 300 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Neuquén, Cinco Saltos, Centenario (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 31 km SSW of Añelo, Argentina.
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