A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Calingasta in Argentina. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 114.62 km (71 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us6000csbu. Event ids that are associated: us6000csbu. The temblor was picked up at 04:04:58 / 4:04 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -69.0439 West, latitude -31.2777 South, depth = 114.62 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/11/20 / 2020-11-25 04:04:58 / November 25, 2020 @ 4:04 am.
Earthquake epicenter was 56 km (35 miles) from San Juan (c. 447 000 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Chimbas (c. 73 800 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Santa Lucía (c. 43 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Pocito (c. 41 000 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Caucete (c. 33 600 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from Albardón (c. 20 400 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Villa Paula de Sarmiento (c. 19 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Caucete, Nueve de Julio, Pocito (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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: 36 km E of Calingasta, Argentina. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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