A earthquake with magnitude 6.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 50 km NW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (31 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -66.6885 West, latitude -23.92 South, depth = 200.59 km. The 6.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:10:15 / 9:10 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/02/17 / 2017-02-18 12:10:15 / February 18, 2017 @ 12:10 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us20008kn8. Event ids that are associated: us20008kn8. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 200.59 km (125 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 135 quakes in the world.
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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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 50 km NW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina.
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