A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Villa Basilio Nievas in Argentina. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -68.8379 West, latitude -31.7185 South, depth = 110.05 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/11/20 / 2020-11-13 01:59:57 / November 13, 2020 @ 1:59 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 110.05 km (68 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 01:59:57 / 1:59 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ce4u. Id of event: us7000ce4u.
Nearby country/countries, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 35 km (22 miles) from San Juan (c. 447 000 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Chimbas (c. 73 800 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Santa Lucía (c. 43 600 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Pocito (c. 41 000 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Caucete (c. 33 600 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Albardón (c. 20 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Calingasta, Caucete, San Martín.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 21 km SSW of Villa Basilio Nievas, Argentina.
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