A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, Jujuy, Argentina kilometers (0 miles) from Jujuy, Argentina. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/11/20 / 2020-11-23 22:07:51 / November 23, 2020 @ 10:07 pm. Exact location, longitude -66.1658° West, latitude -22.6273° South, depth = 252.38 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:07:51 / 10:07 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 252.38 km (157 miles). Event id: us6000crt3. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000crt3. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the event was 84 km (52 miles) from Villazón (c. 30 300 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from La Quiaca (c. 14 800 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Abra Pampa (c. 9 400 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop), Bolivia (c. 9 947 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Villazón, La Quiaca, Abra Pampa.
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 two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days thirty-eight 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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