A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 80 km WNW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (50 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of event, depth 224.04 km, -67.0452° West, -23.9317° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/07/17 / 2017-07-23 01:03:27 / July 23, 2017 @ 1:03 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 224.04 km (139 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us20009zwa. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009zwa. The temblor was detected at 22:03:27 / 10:03 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 80 km WNW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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