A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 96 km NW of San Jose de Jachal, Argentina (60 miles) on Friday. The temblor was picked up at 21:16:58 / 9:16 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us20005e20. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005e20. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 120.87 km (75 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -69.4754 West, latitude -29.649 South, depth = 120.87 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/04/16 / 2016-04-02 00:16:58 / April 2, 2016 @ 12:16 am.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nine 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.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 96 km NW of San Jose de Jachal, Argentina.
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