A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 84 km WNW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (52 miles) on Monday. Unique identifier: us10008slh. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008slh. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 239.95 km (149 miles). Exact location of event, depth 239.95 km, -67.0937° West, -23.9513° South. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:54:27 / 4:54 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/05/17 / 2017-05-15 19:54:27 / May 15, 2017 @ 7:54 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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