A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 97 km W of El Aguilar, Argentina (60 miles). Event id: us10004gs9. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004gs9. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/01/16 / 2016-01-24 12:52:05 / January 24, 2016 @ 12:52 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 204.48 km (127 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:52:05 / 9:52 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 204.48 km, -66.6426° West, -23.1822° South.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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