A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 58 km NW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (36 miles) on Sunday. The temblor was detected at 10:47:30 / 10:47 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/10/15 / 2015-10-04 13:47:30 / October 4, 2015 @ 1:47 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 208.74 km (130 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -66.7569° West, -23.8809° South, depth 208.74 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us10003k7c. Unique identifier: us10003k7c.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 58 km NW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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