A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 83 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (52 miles) on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 215.32 km (134 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:24:56 / 4:24 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000ajw6. Id of event: us2000ajw6. Exact location of event, longitude -67.1399 West, latitude -24.246 South, depth = 215.32 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 11/09/17 / 2017-09-11 07:24:56 / September 11, 2017 @ 7:24 am UTC/GMT.
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 four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and seven 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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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: 83 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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