A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Tafí del Valle in Argentina. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 12:54:17 / 12:54 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us6000d6qr. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000d6qr. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/01/21 / 2021-01-08 12:54:17 / January 8, 2021 @ 12:54 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -65.7915 West, latitude -26.532 South, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Monteros, Bella Vista, Alderetes. Close country/countries, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 65 km (41 miles) from San Miguel de Tucumán (c. 781 000 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Yerba Buena (c. 50 800 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Tafí Viejo (c. 48 500 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Alderetes (c. 38 500 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Famaillá (c. 31 000 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Monteros (c. 23 800 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 36 km NNW of Tafí del Valle, Argentina. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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