A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, Salta, Argentina (0 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 215.79 km (134 miles). Event id: us20009pc5. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009pc5. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.1988 West, latitude -24.2034 South, depth = 215.79 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/06/17 / 2017-06-23 17:09:18 / June 23, 2017 @ 5:09 pm. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:09:18 / 5:09 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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