A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 102 km W of El Aguilar, Argentina (63 miles) on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 190.6 km (118 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/07/17 / 2017-07-14 00:24:53 / July 14, 2017 @ 12:24 am. Id of earthquake: us20009w6r. Event ids that are associated: us20009w6r. Exact location of event, longitude -66.6893 West, latitude -23.3124 South, depth = 190.6 km. The temblor was detected at 21:24:53 / 9:24 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days ninety-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 102 km W of El Aguilar, Argentina.
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