A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 83 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (52 miles) on Saturday. 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: 02/09/17 / 2017-09-02 12:24:55 / September 2, 2017 @ 12:24 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 200 km (124 miles). The temblor was detected at 09:24:55 / 9:24 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -67.1388° West, -24.192° South, depth 200 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000ae4b. Id of event: us2000ae4b.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 83 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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