A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 83 km NW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (52 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 241.88 km (150 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/03/17 / 2017-03-04 09:13:02 / March 4, 2017 @ 9:13 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us100086yc. Unique identifier: us100086yc. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 06:13:02 / 6:13 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -66.8943 West, latitude -23.6781 South, depth = 241.88 km.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 83 km NW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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