A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 93 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (58 miles) on Thursday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/06/17 / 2017-06-22 05:51:33 / June 22, 2017 @ 5:51 am. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:51:33 / 2:51 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us20009nzt. Event ids that are associated: us20009nzt. Exact location of event, longitude -67.2417 West, latitude -24.1894 South, depth = 216.7 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 216.7 km (135 miles).
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 one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 93 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina.
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