International Disaster and Emergency Monitoring Center

Preliminary earthquake data and analysis


Earthquake Report
Base data
Event ID 255685
Event time 2020-09-03 02:13:13 (UTC)
Local time 2020-09-03 05:13:13 - [It was morning in the affected area.]
Last update 2020-09-03 02:41:20 (UTC)
Magnitude 4.5
Depth 121.78 km
Class Light
Hypocenter Medium deep
Mercalli scale 4
Possible effects Most people indoors feel movement. Hanging objects swing. Dishes, windows, and doors rattle. The earthquake feels like a heavy truck hitting the walls. A few people outdoors may feel movement. Parked cars rock.
Data status reviewed
Data provider USGS

Location
Continent South-America
Country Argentina
Administration area San Juan
Nearest settlement Punta de Agua
Distance 18 km
Course S
Surface type underground quake



Risk Analisys
Nearest nuclear power plants
There is no known nuclear power plant nearby.
Nearest marine ports
There is no known marine port nearby.
Nearest airports
There is no known marine port nearby.
Nearest volcanoes
There is no known marine port nearby.
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