A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 59 km WNW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (37 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:12:03 / 7:12 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 193.88 km (120 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.8361 West, latitude -23.9679 South, depth = 193.88 km. Unique identifier: us20007cfw. Ids that are associated to the event: us20007cfw. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/10/16 / 2016-10-06 22:12:03 / October 6, 2016 @ 10:12 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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 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: 59 km WNW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina.
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