A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 79 km WNW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (49 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:08:05 / 6:08 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/04/16 / 2016-04-13 21:08:05 / April 13, 2016 @ 9:08 pm. 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: us20005hw1. Id of event: us20005hw1. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 182.9 km (114 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -67.0698 West, latitude -24.0172 South, depth = 182.9 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 79 km WNW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina.
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