A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 82 km WNW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (51 miles) on Friday. All ids that are associated to the event: us10008fne. Unique identifier: us10008fne. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/04/17 / 2017-04-07 18:27:12 / April 7, 2017 @ 6:27 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -67.0669 West, latitude -23.9193 South, depth = 238.07 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:27:12 / 3:27 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 238.07 km (148 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 one hundred and one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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