A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 52 km WNW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (32 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -66.8244° West, -24.1053° South, depth 160.39 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 160.39 km (100 miles). Global time and date of event 19/03/17 / 2017-03-19 14:14:33 / March 19, 2017 @ 2:14 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 11:14:33 / 11:14 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us20008udl. Unique identifier: us20008udl.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 52 km WNW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina.
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