A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 79 km WNW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (49 miles) on Tuesday. The temblor was picked up at 17:03:49 / 5:03 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -67.0695° West, -24.0041° South, depth 202.73 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/03/17 / 2017-03-14 20:03:49 / March 14, 2017 @ 8:03 pm. Event id: us20008s69. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008s69. The epicenter was at a depth of 202.73 km (126 miles).
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 three, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 79 km WNW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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