A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 63 km WNW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (39 miles) on Tuesday. Global time and date of event 19/04/16 / 2016-04-19 22:37:11 / April 19, 2016 @ 10:37 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 19:37:11 / 7:37 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us20005jyy. Unique identifier: us20005jyy. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 196.75 km (122 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 196.75 km, -66.9086° West, -24.0182° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: 63 km WNW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina.
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