A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 67 km NNW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (42 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -66.5901° West, -23.6602° South, depth 197.37 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:53:15 / 4:53 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us100095q5. Ids that are associated to the event: us100095q5. Exact time and date of earthquake 01/07/17 / 2017-07-01 07:53:15 / July 1, 2017 @ 7:53 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 197.37 km (123 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 67 km NNW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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