A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 69 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (43 miles) on Saturday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/04/16 / 2016-04-24 00:35:02 / April 24, 2016 @ 12:35 am. Exact location of earthquake, -67.005° West, -24.188° South, depth 171.17 km. Id of earthquake: us20005lav. Event ids that are associated: us20005lav. The epicenter was at a depth of 171.17 km (106 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:35:02 / 9:35 pm (local time epicenter).
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 two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. 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: 69 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina.
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