A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 66 km W of Vinchina, Argentina (41 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 97.35 km (60 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us10004qxl. Event ids that are associated: us10004qxl. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:02:53 / 8:02 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/02/16 / 2016-02-18 23:02:53 / February 18, 2016 @ 11:02 pm. Exact location of event, depth 97.35 km, -68.877° West, -28.6642° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 66 km W of Vinchina, Argentina. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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