A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 84 km NW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (52 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:23:58 / 11:23 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 10/04/16 / 2016-04-10 14:23:58 / April 10, 2016 @ 2:23 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 262 km (163 miles). Exact location of event, depth 262 km, -66.812° West, -23.602° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005gth. Id of event: us20005gth.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 84 km NW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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