A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 98 km NNW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (61 miles). The temblor was picked up at 05:56:11 / 5:56 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us100073fj. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100073fj. Exact time and date of earthquake 01/11/16 / 2016-11-01 08:56:11 / November 1, 2016 @ 8:56 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -66.661° West, -23.3825° South, depth 204.08 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 204.08 km (127 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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