A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Tinogasta in Argentina on Wednesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/02/21 / 2021-02-10 17:09:56 / February 10, 2021 @ 5:09 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 139.46 km (87 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us6000dgbj. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dgbj. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -67.2427 West, latitude -28.3645 South, depth = 139.46 km. The temblor was reported at 17:09:56 / 5:09 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Chilecito (c. 42 200 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Tinogasta (c. 14 500 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Arauco (c. 13 700 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Fiambalá (c. 8 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Chilecito, Fiambalá, Arauco.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 45 km SE of Tinogasta, Argentina. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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