A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Vinchina in Argentina on Thursday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/11/20 / 2020-11-12 20:56:22 / November 12, 2020 @ 8:56 pm. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:56:22 / 8:56 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 209.82 km (130 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.8138 West, latitude -28.7053 South, depth = 209.82 km. Unique identifier: us7000ce06. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000ce06.
Epicenter of the event was 59 km (37 miles) from Chilecito (c. 42 200 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Tinogasta (c. 14 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tinogasta, Chilecito (min 5000 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 eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 38 km E of Vinchina, Argentina. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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