A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 106 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (66 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 17/11/16 / 2016-11-17 23:39:26 / November 17, 2016 @ 11:39 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 271.3 km, -67.353° West, -24.063° South. Event id: us100079qm. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100079qm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 271.3 km (169 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:39:26 / 8:39 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 106 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina.
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