A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 74 km WNW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (46 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/08/17 / 2017-08-11 06:05:02 / August 11, 2017 @ 6:05 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 213.31 km (133 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 03:05:02 / 3:05 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.0031 West, latitude -23.9839 South, depth = 213.31 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a78b. Id of event: us2000a78b.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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