A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 65 km WNW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (40 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/04/17 / 2017-04-03 07:04:50 / April 3, 2017 @ 7:04 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 202.29 km (126 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -66.8653° West, -23.899° South, depth 202.29 km. The temblor was detected at 04:04:50 / 4:04 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008e1a. Id of event: us10008e1a.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days ninety-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 65 km WNW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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