A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 57 km WNW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (35 miles). The temblor was reported at 15:25:10 / 3:25 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us20005e5u. Unique identifier: us20005e5u. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 02/04/16 / 2016-04-02 18:25:10 / April 2, 2016 @ 6:25 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 210.85 km (131 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.8138 West, latitude -23.9696 South, depth = 210.85 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 57 km WNW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina.
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