A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 83 km WNW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (52 miles). The temblor was picked up at 01:26:49 / 1:26 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 199.4 km, -67.0706° West, -23.9218° South. The epicenter was at a depth of 199.4 km (124 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003ngu. Id of event: us10003ngu. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 12/10/15 / 2015-10-12 04:26:49 / October 12, 2015 @ 4:26 am UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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. 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: 83 km WNW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina.
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