A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 148 km WNW of Antofagasta de la Sierra, Argentina (92 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us10008smm. Unique identifier: us10008smm. The epicenter was at a depth of 120.5 km (75 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 20:33:59 / 8:33 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 16/05/17 / 2017-05-16 00:33:59 / May 16, 2017 @ 12:33 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -68.7955° West, latitude -25.5862° South, depth = 120.5 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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