A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 102 km W of El Aguilar, Argentina (63 miles) on Sunday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/07/17 / 2017-07-09 21:19:17 / July 9, 2017 @ 9:19 pm. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:19:17 / 6:19 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100098f8. Id of event: us100098f8. Exact location of event, depth 269.38 km, -66.6927° West, -23.2832° South. The epicenter was at a depth of 269.38 km (167 miles). 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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