A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 125 km NNW of Antofagasta de la Sierra, Argentina (78 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.939 West, latitude -25.038 South, depth = 173.2 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 173.2 km (108 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/08/17 / 2017-08-13 16:25:16 / August 13, 2017 @ 4:25 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a7t8. Id of event: us2000a7t8. The 3.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:25:16 / 1:25 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 125 km NNW of Antofagasta de la Sierra, Argentina. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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