A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 65 kilometers (40 miles) from El Aguilar in Argentina. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 243.67 km (151 miles). Event id: us6000dhtt. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dhtt. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/02/21 / 2021-02-15 13:49:57 / February 15, 2021 @ 1:49 pm. The temblor was picked up at 13:49:57 / 1:49 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.2809 West, latitude -23.0038 South, depth = 243.67 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Abra Pampa (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Abra Pampa (c. 9 400 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 65 km WNW of El Aguilar, Argentina.
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