A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 58 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (36 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004szc. Id of event: us10004szc. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 14:01:40 / 2:01 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 165.09 km (103 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/02/16 / 2016-02-26 17:01:40 / February 26, 2016 @ 5:01 pm. Exact location of event, depth 165.09 km, -66.8912° West, -24.1424° South.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 58 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina.
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