A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 83 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (52 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 04:08:48 / 4:08 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us20004yhz. Event ids that are associated: us20004yhz. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 234.84 km (146 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 07/02/16 / 2016-02-07 07:08:48 / February 7, 2016 @ 7:08 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.1375 West, latitude -24.1668 South, depth = 234.84 km.
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 sixty-five 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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