A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 111 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (69 miles) on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 210.79 km (131 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -67.4213° West, -24.2161° South, depth 210.79 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:20:08 / 7:20 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/07/17 / 2017-07-27 22:20:08 / July 27, 2017 @ 10:20 pm. Event id: us2000a1zb. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a1zb.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 111 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina.
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