A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 76 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (47 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us10004e3e. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004e3e. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 157.79 km (98 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.066 West, latitude -24.1635 South, depth = 157.79 km. The temblor was picked up at 10:31:03 / 10:31 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 13/01/16 / 2016-01-13 13:31:03 / January 13, 2016 @ 1:31 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 76 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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