A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 40 km NW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (25 miles) on Monday. The temblor was detected at 12:24:06 / 12:24 pm (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, longitude -66.6344 West, latitude -23.9972 South, depth = 204.34 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/11/16 / 2016-11-07 15:24:06 / November 7, 2016 @ 3:24 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 204.34 km (127 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007626. Id of event: us10007626.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 40 km NW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina.
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