A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 75 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (47 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -67.0564° West, -24.1525° South, depth 169.49 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 21:11:01 / 9:11 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/08/16 / 2016-08-19 00:11:01 / August 19, 2016 @ 12:11 am. Unique identifier: us10006gfh. Ids that are associated to the event: us10006gfh. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 169.49 km (105 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days eighty-one 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 75 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina.
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