A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 97 km WNW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (60 miles). Id of earthquake: us2000aavx. Event ids that are associated: us2000aavx. Exact location of event, depth 207.54 km, -67.1987° West, -23.8646° South. The temblor was reported at 07:12:56 / 7:12 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 207.54 km (129 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/08/17 / 2017-08-23 10:12:56 / August 23, 2017 @ 10:12 am.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 97 km WNW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina.
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