A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 96 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (60 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 180 km (112 miles). Event id: us20005lir. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005lir. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/04/16 / 2016-04-25 08:06:34 / April 25, 2016 @ 8:06 am. 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 05:06:34 / 5:06 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 180 km, -67.27° West, -24.29° South.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 96 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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