A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Nueve de Julio in Argentina on Tuesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us7000d18u. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000d18u. Global time and date of event 19/01/21 / 2021-01-19 03:03:42 / January 19, 2021 @ 3:03 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:03:42 / 3:03 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -68.4521° West, -31.9087° South, depth 10 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Martín, Albardón, Chimbas (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 42 km (26 miles) from San Juan (c. 447 000 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Chimbas (c. 73 800 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Santa Lucía (c. 43 600 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Pocito (c. 41 000 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Caucete (c. 33 600 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Albardón (c. 20 400 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Villa Paula de Sarmiento (c. 19 100 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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