A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 82 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (51 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/12/15 / 2015-12-11 07:26:48 / December 11, 2015 @ 7:26 am. Unique identifier: us20004gc5. Ids that are associated to the event: us20004gc5. Exact location of earthquake, -67.1281° West, -24.1254° South, depth 185.36 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 185.36 km (115 miles). The temblor was reported at 04:26:48 / 4:26 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 82 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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