A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 119 km W of El Aguilar, Argentina (74 miles). 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 219.91 km (137 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/08/17 / 2017-08-13 16:57:40 / August 13, 2017 @ 4:57 pm. Exact location, longitude -66.8583° West, latitude -23.1647° South, depth = 219.91 km. Id of earthquake: us2000a7tg. Event ids that are associated: us2000a7tg. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:57:40 / 1:57 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 eight and in the last 365 days eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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: 119 km W of El Aguilar, Argentina. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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