A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Londres in Argentina on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 08:05:24 / 8:05 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 157.15 km, -66.9224° West, -27.9506° South. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000d0tk. Unique identifier: us7000d0tk. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 157.15 km (98 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/01/21 / 2021-01-17 08:05:24 / January 17, 2021 @ 8:05 am.
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 Fiambalá, Andalgalá, Arauco. Epicenter of the earthquake was 64 km (40 miles) from Tinogasta (c. 14 500 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Andalgalá (c. 14 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Arauco (c. 13 700 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Fiambalá (c. 8 100 pop).
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 eleven 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 33 km SE of Londres, Argentina.
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