A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 107 km NNW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (66 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of event, longitude -66.7659 West, latitude -23.3426 South, depth = 212.48 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 212.48 km (132 miles). Global time and date of event 23/08/17 / 2017-08-23 21:51:10 / August 23, 2017 @ 9:51 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us2000ab4d. Event ids that are associated: us2000ab4d. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:51:10 / 6:51 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 five, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 107 km NNW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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