A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 122 km W of El Aguilar, Argentina (76 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 197.45 km (123 miles). The temblor was reported at 12:55:49 / 12:55 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 20/11/16 / 2016-11-20 15:55:49 / November 20, 2016 @ 3:55 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -66.8869° West, latitude -23.2227° South, depth = 197.45 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us10007axi. Unique identifier: us10007axi. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 six, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 122 km W of El Aguilar, Argentina.
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