A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 101 km W of Antofagasta de la Sierra, Argentina (63 miles) on Monday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/02/17 / 2017-02-21 00:07:31 / February 21, 2017 @ 12:07 am. The temblor was reported at 20:07:31 / 8:07 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -68.4146° West, latitude -26.1613° South, depth = 148.53 km. Id of earthquake: us20008l0s. Event ids that are associated: us20008l0s. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 148.53 km (92 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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