A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Tolhuin in Argentina on Monday. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:10:29 / 11:10 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000dfr6. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dfr6. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -66.8682 West, latitude -54.7913 South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/02/21 / 2021-02-08 23:10:29 / February 8, 2021 @ 11:10 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ushuaia. Event epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Ushuaia (c. 58 000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 37 km SE of Tolhuin, Argentina.
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