A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 129 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (80 miles). The temblor was reported at 21:11:51 / 9:11 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 229.9 km (143 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 229.9 km, -67.5927° West, -24.2234° South. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/02/17 / 2017-02-14 00:11:51 / February 14, 2017 @ 12:11 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008jlc. Id of event: us20008jlc.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 129 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina.
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