A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 69 kilometers (43 miles) from Abra Pampa in Argentina. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 288.26 km (179 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.3686 West, latitude -22.6504 South, depth = 288.26 km. Id of earthquake: us7000cckq. Event ids that are associated: us7000cckq. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 19:08:41 / 7:08 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/11/20 / 2020-11-09 19:08:41 / November 9, 2020 @ 7:08 pm.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Abra Pampa (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Abra Pampa (c. 9 400 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 69 km W of Abra Pampa, Argentina. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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