A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 58 km WNW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (36 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:14:49 / 6:14 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004bda. Id of event: us10004bda. Exact location of event, longitude -66.8545 West, latitude -24.034 South, depth = 191.97 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 191.97 km (119 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/01/16 / 2016-01-04 21:14:49 / January 4, 2016 @ 9:14 pm.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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 WNW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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