A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 71 km WNW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (44 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 203.31 km (126 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 203.31 km, -66.9818° West, -23.996° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us1000993w. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000993w. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:25:13 / 10:25 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/07/17 / 2017-07-12 13:25:13 / July 12, 2017 @ 1:25 pm.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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