A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 51 km NNW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (32 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, -66.5643° West, -23.8103° South, depth 207.14 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 11:48:57 / 11:48 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 207.14 km (129 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/02/17 / 2017-02-26 14:48:57 / February 26, 2017 @ 2:48 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us20008mis. Unique identifier: us20008mis.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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 NNW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina.
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