A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 72 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (45 miles) on Saturday. The temblor was picked up at 06:57:27 / 6:57 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 171.77 km (107 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/09/17 / 2017-09-09 09:57:27 / September 9, 2017 @ 9:57 am. Unique identifier: us2000airu. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000airu. Exact location of earthquake, -67.0274° West, -24.1671° South, depth 171.77 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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. 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: 72 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina.
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