A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 106 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (66 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 06/04/17 / 2017-04-06 18:21:45 / April 6, 2017 @ 6:21 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 216.94 km (135 miles). Event id: us10008f9h. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008f9h. Exact location, longitude -67.3624° West, latitude -24.3091° South, depth = 216.94 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:21:45 / 3:21 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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