A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 118 km W of El Aguilar, Argentina (73 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us10004xaq. Unique identifier: us10004xaq. The temblor was detected at 01:54:13 / 1:54 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -66.8432° West, -23.1169° South, depth 226.05 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 226.05 km (140 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/03/16 / 2016-03-14 04:54:13 / March 14, 2016 @ 4:54 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 118 km W of El Aguilar, Argentina.
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