A earthquake magnitude 6.6 (ml/mb) strikes 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Pocito in Argentina on Tuesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 11 km (7 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -68.7° West, -32° South, depth 11 km. The temblor was reported at 02:46:19 / 2:46 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pt21019000, at00qn5ud7. Id of event: at00qn5ud7. Exact time and date of earthquake 19/01/21 / 2021-01-19 02:46:19 / January 19, 2021 @ 2:46 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has been issued near Pocito in Argentina (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Martín, Calingasta, Mendoza. Event epicenter was 100 km (62 miles) from Mendoza (c. 876 900 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from San Juan (c. 447 000 pop), 122 km (76 miles) from San Martín (c. 82 500 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Chimbas (c. 73 800 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Santa Lucía (c. 43 600 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Pocito (c. 41 000 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Caucete (c. 33 600 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Albardón (c. 20 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Villa Paula de Sarmiento (c. 19 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. Each year there are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 36 km SSW of Pocito, Argentina. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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