A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 114 km WNW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (71 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.352 West, latitude -23.8029 South, depth = 226.67 km. The temblor was picked up at 13:51:28 / 1:51 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/04/16 / 2016-04-26 17:51:28 / April 26, 2016 @ 5:51 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 226.67 km (141 miles). Unique identifier: us10005bq9. Ids that are associated to the event: us10005bq9.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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