A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Vinchina in Argentina. The epicenter was at a depth of 128.21 km (80 miles). Global time and date of event 02/03/21 / 2021-03-02 09:46:44 / March 2, 2021 @ 9:46 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 128.21 km, -67.9359° West, -28.6582° South. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000deu0. Unique identifier: us7000deu0. The temblor was picked up at 09:46:44 / 9:46 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 70 km (44 miles) from Chilecito (c. 42 200 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Tinogasta (c. 14 500 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tinogasta, Chilecito.
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 seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 28 km ENE of Vinchina, Argentina. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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