A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 57 km WNW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (35 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 197.34 km (123 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000790k. Id of event: us1000790k. Global time and date of event 16/11/16 / 2016-11-16 20:44:28 / November 16, 2016 @ 8:44 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.859 West, latitude -24.0695 South, depth = 197.34 km. The temblor was detected at 17:44:28 / 5:44 pm (local time epicenter).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 57 km WNW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina.
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