A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 56 km NW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (35 miles) on Sunday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008i24. Id of event: us10008i24. Exact location, longitude -66.7597° West, latitude -23.9073° South, depth = 193.04 km. The temblor was detected at 02:46:16 / 2:46 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/04/17 / 2017-04-16 05:46:16 / April 16, 2017 @ 5:46 am. 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 193.04 km (120 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days ninety-five 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 56 km NW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina.
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