A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 112 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (70 miles). Unique identifier: us2000a6be. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000a6be. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 195.49 km (121 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 09/08/17 / 2017-08-09 10:36:39 / August 9, 2017 @ 10:36 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -67.4172° West, latitude -24.3213° South, depth = 195.49 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 07:36:39 / 7:36 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each 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 one, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 112 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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