A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 82 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (51 miles). The temblor was detected at 20:57:53 / 8:57 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -67.1207° West, latitude -24.3059° South, depth = 184.06 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/05/16 / 2016-05-17 23:57:53 / May 17, 2016 @ 11:57 pm. Event id: us10005i3t. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10005i3t. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 184.06 km (114 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 one, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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