A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 75 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (47 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of event, longitude -67.0516 West, latitude -24.1331 South, depth = 178.37 km. Global time and date of event 06/04/17 / 2017-04-06 06:09:59 / April 6, 2017 @ 6:09 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 178.37 km (111 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us10008f4t. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008f4t. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:09:59 / 3:09 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days ninety-seven 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.
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