A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 76 km WNW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (47 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 234.32 km (146 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:01:06 / 12:01 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/03/17 / 2017-03-20 03:01:06 / March 20, 2017 @ 3:01 am. Exact location of event, depth 234.32 km, -67.0009° West, -23.9199° South. Unique identifier: us20008t8d. Ids that are associated to the event: us20008t8d.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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