A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 151 km WSW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (94 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -67.7718° West, -24.5326° South, depth 192.72 km. Global time and date of event 19/02/17 / 2017-02-19 04:28:38 / February 19, 2017 @ 4:28 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 01:28:38 / 1:28 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us20008kqt. Unique identifier: us20008kqt. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 192.72 km (120 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 151 km WSW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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