A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 51 km WNW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (32 miles). Exact location, longitude -66.7734° West, latitude -24.01° South, depth = 193.44 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006mmp. Id of event: us10006mmp. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/09/16 / 2016-09-07 09:03:03 / September 7, 2016 @ 9:03 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 193.44 km (120 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:03:03 / 6:03 am (local time epicenter).
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 two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 51 km WNW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina.
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