A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Los Varela in Argentina on Sunday. Id of earthquake: us7000cfe5. Event ids that are associated: us7000cfe5. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 31.24 km, -65.9637° West, -28.0254° South. The temblor was picked up at 21:54:47 / 9:54 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 31.24 km (19 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/11/20 / 2020-11-15 21:54:47 / November 15, 2020 @ 9:54 pm.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Capayán, Huillapima, Aguilares. Nearby country/countries, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 52 km (33 miles) from San Fernando del Valle de Catamarca (c. 188 800 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Aguilares (c. 32 500 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Andalgalá (c. 14 100 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Huillapima (c. 7 800 pop), 47 km (30 miles) from La Cocha (c. 7 100 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Los Altos (c. 6 400 pop).
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 one and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 13 km SW of Los Varela, Argentina. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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