A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 99 km NNW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (62 miles). Unique identifier: us20008vl8. Ids that are associated to the event: us20008vl8. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -66.7042° West, -23.3968° South, depth 206.1 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 29/03/17 / 2017-03-29 13:52:16 / March 29, 2017 @ 1:52 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 10:52:16 / 10:52 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 206.1 km (128 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 99 km NNW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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