A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 95 kilometers (59 miles) from Abra Pampa in Argentina on Thursday. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000d4mx. Unique identifier: us6000d4mx. The epicenter was at a depth of 260.64 km (162 miles). Exact location of event, depth 260.64 km, -66.5889° West, -22.9622° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:13:14 / 9:13 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 31/12/20 / 2020-12-31 21:13:14 / December 31, 2020 @ 9:13 pm UTC/GMT.
Event epicenter was 95 km (59 miles) from Abra Pampa (c. 9 400 pop). 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 Abra Pampa.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 95 km WSW of Abra Pampa, Argentina. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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