A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 109 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (68 miles). 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 208.72 km (130 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/10/16 / 2016-10-17 23:07:49 / October 17, 2016 @ 11:07 pm. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:07:49 / 8:07 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20007eys. Id of event: us20007eys. Exact location of earthquake, -67.4004° West, -24.2124° South, depth 208.72 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 109 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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