A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 80 kilometers (50 miles) from Mendoza in Argentina on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 122.51 km (76 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us7000d10a. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000d10a. Exact time and date of earthquake 18/01/21 / 2021-01-18 01:48:33 / January 18, 2021 @ 1:48 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 122.51 km, -69.5472° West, -32.502° South. The temblor was detected at 01:48:33 / 1:48 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 80 km (50 miles) from Mendoza (c. 876 900 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mendoza. Close country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 80 km WNW of Mendoza, Argentina.
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