A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 74 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (46 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 168.51 km (105 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -67.0528 West, latitude -24.2206 South, depth = 168.51 km. Id of earthquake: us1000984i. Event ids that are associated: us1000984i. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/07/17 / 2017-07-08 09:35:14 / July 8, 2017 @ 9:35 am. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:35:14 / 6:35 am (local time epicenter).
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 one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 74 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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