A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 94 km SW of Chepes, Argentina (58 miles). The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:07:35 / 9:07 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000amzk. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000amzk. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 137.53 km (85 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.3295 West, latitude -31.9318 South, depth = 137.53 km. Global time and date of event 15/09/17 / 2017-09-15 00:07:35 / September 15, 2017 @ 12:07 am UTC/GMT.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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