A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 53 km WNW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (33 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us20008knf. Unique identifier: us20008knf. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 197.78 km (123 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -66.7748° West, latitude -23.9819° South, depth = 197.78 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 18/02/17 / 2017-02-18 12:43:33 / February 18, 2017 @ 12:43 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 09:43:33 / 9:43 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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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. 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: 53 km WNW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina.
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