A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 111 km W of El Aguilar, Argentina (69 miles) on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us20002qbe. Ids that are associated to the event: us20002qbe. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 229 km (142 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/06/15 / 2015-06-06 07:03:42 / June 6, 2015 @ 7:03 am. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:03:42 / 4:03 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -66.768 West, latitude -23.089 South, depth = 229 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days thirty-six 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 111 km W of El Aguilar, Argentina.
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