A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 77 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (48 miles). Exact location of event, depth 248.3 km, -67.0663° West, -24.0828° South. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:35:49 / 12:35 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us100087q3. Ids that are associated to the event: us100087q3. Global time and date of event 08/03/17 / 2017-03-08 15:35:49 / March 8, 2017 @ 3:35 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 248.3 km (154 miles) below the earth’s surface. 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 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 nine and in the last 365 days eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 77 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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