A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Humahuaca in Argentina. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/11/20 / 2020-11-29 16:40:43 / November 29, 2020 @ 4:40 pm. Exact location, longitude -65.0323° West, latitude -23.2538° South, depth = 9.13 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 16:40:43 / 4:40 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ckx5. Id of event: us7000ckx5. The epicenter was at a depth of 9.13 km (6 miles).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palpalá, San Pedro, Ingenio La Esperanza. Epicenter of the earthquake was 108 km (67 miles) from San Salvador de Jujuy (c. 305 900 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from San Ramón de la Nueva Orán (c. 74 100 pop), 110 km (68 miles) from San Pedro (c. 58 400 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Libertador General San Martín (c. 49 300 pop), 113 km (70 miles) from Palpalá (c. 48 200 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Embarcación (c. 24 000 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Fraile Pintado (c. 13 700 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Humahuaca (c. 11 400 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 33 km E of Humahuaca, Argentina. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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