A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Chilecito in Argentina. The temblor was picked up at 11:36:06 / 11:36 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.8643 West, latitude -29.1626 South, depth = 164.81 km. Global time and date of event 13/01/21 / 2021-01-13 11:36:06 / January 13, 2021 @ 11:36 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 164.81 km (102 miles). Unique identifier: us6000d803. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000d803.
The epicenter was 36 km (22 miles) from Chilecito (c. 42 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Chilecito. Nearby country/countries, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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