A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 48 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (30 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.7989 West, latitude -24.2084 South, depth = 196.5 km. The temblor was detected at 17:33:53 / 5:33 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/09/17 / 2017-09-04 20:33:53 / September 4, 2017 @ 8:33 pm. Event id: us2000afmy. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000afmy. The epicenter was at a depth of 196.5 km (122 miles).
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 one, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 48 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina.
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