A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 81 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (50 miles) on Tuesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/11/16 / 2016-11-22 12:57:03 / November 22, 2016 @ 12:57 pm. 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 163.35 km (102 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us10007bek. Ids that are associated to the event: us10007bek. Exact location of event, depth 163.35 km, -67.1158° West, -24.1968° South. The temblor was reported at 09:57:03 / 9:57 am (local time epicenter).
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 five, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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