A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 71 km WSW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (44 miles). The 5.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:49:03 / 11:49 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 154.37 km, -66.9837° West, -24.4395° South. Global time and date of event 18/05/16 / 2016-05-18 14:49:03 / May 18, 2016 @ 2:49 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 154.37 km (96 miles). Unique identifier: us10005i77. Ids that are associated to the event: us10005i77.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 71 km WSW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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