A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) strikes 61 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (38 miles) on Thursday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/03/17 / 2017-03-16 08:08:05 / March 16, 2017 @ 8:08 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 05:08:05 / 5:08 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 190.39 km (118 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us20008sfi. Unique identifier: us20008sfi. Exact location of event, longitude -66.9191 West, latitude -24.17 South, depth = 190.39 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 61 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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