A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 87 kilometers (54 miles) from Caucete in Argentina. Exact location of earthquake, -67.3629° West, -31.546° South, depth 125.41 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 125.41 km (78 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/12/20 / 2020-12-06 21:54:04 / December 6, 2020 @ 9:54 pm. The temblor was detected at 21:54:04 / 9:54 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us7000cnq8. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cnq8.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Caucete (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 88 km (55 miles) from Caucete (c. 33 600 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 87 km E of Caucete, Argentina. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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