A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 66 km WNW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (41 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 217.8 km (135 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -66.9261° West, latitude -23.9925° South, depth = 217.8 km. The temblor was reported at 14:37:57 / 2:37 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100087bv. Id of event: us100087bv. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/03/17 / 2017-03-06 17:37:57 / March 6, 2017 @ 5:37 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days ninety-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 66 km WNW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina.
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