A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 68 km W of Vinchina, Argentina (42 miles) on Tuesday. The temblor was picked up at 23:37:58 / 11:37 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 26/01/21 / 2021-01-26 23:37:58 / January 26, 2021 @ 11:37 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 106.13 km (66 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -68.9078 West, latitude -28.7837 South, depth = 106.13 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000d3jg. Unique identifier: us7000d3jg.
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 two and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 68 km W of Vinchina, Argentina.
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