A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 82 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (51 miles) on Saturday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/07/17 / 2017-07-01 18:24:46 / July 1, 2017 @ 6:24 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 181.57 km (113 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:24:46 / 3:24 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -67.1294 West, latitude -24.2843 South, depth = 181.57 km. Id of earthquake: us100095rf. Event ids that are associated: us100095rf.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days nine 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
How would you describe the shaking?
What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 82 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina.
Copyright © 2017 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.