A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was reported 51 km NW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (32 miles) on Tuesday. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:38:32 / 6:38 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/02/17 / 2017-02-14 09:38:32 / February 14, 2017 @ 9:38 am. Exact location of event, depth 180.58 km, -66.6723° West, -23.8851° South. Id of earthquake: us20008jmj. Event ids that are associated: us20008jmj. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 180.58 km (112 miles).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 51 km NW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina.
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