A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 96 km NNW of Villa General Roca, Argentina (60 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/01/21 / 2021-01-26 16:46:39 / January 26, 2021 @ 4:46 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000d3h3. Unique identifier: us7000d3h3. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.9585 West, latitude -31.906 South, depth = 128.13 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 128.13 km (80 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 16:46:39 / 4:46 pm (local time epicenter).
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. 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 fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 96 km NNW of Villa General Roca, Argentina.
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