A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Humahuaca in Argentina. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -64.9319° West, latitude -23.2667° South, depth = 18.79 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000clmi. Id of event: us7000clmi. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 18.79 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/12/20 / 2020-12-01 14:03:20 / December 1, 2020 @ 2:03 pm. The temblor was picked up at 14:03:20 / 2:03 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from San Ramón de la Nueva Orán (c. 74 100 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Libertador General San Martín (c. 49 300 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Embarcación (c. 24 000 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Fraile Pintado (c. 13 700 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Humahuaca (c. 11 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Yuto (c. 7 700 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Embarcación, Fraile Pintado, San Ramón de la Nueva Orán (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days five 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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