A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Mendoza in Argentina. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000d2rk. Unique identifier: us7000d2rk. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/01/21 / 2021-01-23 22:37:49 / January 23, 2021 @ 10:37 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -69.1364° West, -32.8402° South, depth 10 km. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:37:49 / 10:37 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Martín, Mendoza. Earthquake epicenter was 29 km (18 miles) from Mendoza (c. 876 900 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from San Martín (c. 82 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days eighteen 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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 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: 29 km W of Mendoza, Argentina.
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