A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 64 km WNW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (40 miles) on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 217.67 km (135 miles). Id of earthquake: us20009wsr. Event ids that are associated: us20009wsr. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.8638 West, latitude -23.914 South, depth = 217.67 km. The temblor was reported at 14:49:13 / 2:49 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/07/17 / 2017-07-16 17:49:13 / July 16, 2017 @ 5:49 pm.
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 one, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 64 km WNW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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