A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 62 km WNW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (39 miles). The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:21:26 / 1:21 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 229.9 km (143 miles). Id of earthquake: us20009n2m. Event ids that are associated: us20009n2m. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/06/17 / 2017-06-16 16:21:26 / June 16, 2017 @ 4:21 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.892 West, latitude -24.0256 South, depth = 229.9 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 62 km WNW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina.
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