A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 57 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (35 miles). The temblor was reported at 01:31:14 / 1:31 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 176.55 km (110 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000a775. Unique identifier: us2000a775. Exact location, longitude -66.8813° West, latitude -24.2076° South, depth = 176.55 km. Global time and date of event 11/08/17 / 2017-08-11 04:31:14 / August 11, 2017 @ 4:31 am UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 57 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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