A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 80 km W of El Aguilar, Argentina (50 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -66.4731° West, -23.1371° South, depth 251.2 km. The temblor was detected at 23:57:37 / 11:57 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 251.2 km (156 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 20/05/17 / 2017-05-20 02:57:37 / May 20, 2017 @ 2:57 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us10008tpi. Unique identifier: us10008tpi.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 80 km W of El Aguilar, Argentina. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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