A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 97 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (60 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 224.82 km (140 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/03/17 / 2017-03-09 17:01:00 / March 9, 2017 @ 5:01 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -67.2788 West, latitude -24.2829 South, depth = 224.82 km. Unique identifier: us100087xy. Ids that are associated to the event: us100087xy. The temblor was reported at 14:01:00 / 2:01 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 97 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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