A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 67 km NNW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (42 miles). Global time and date of event 16/09/17 / 2017-09-16 20:14:57 / September 16, 2017 @ 8:14 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -66.6768 West, latitude -23.7075 South, depth = 201.03 km. Id of earthquake: us2000ap9e. Event ids that are associated: us2000ap9e. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 201.03 km (125 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:14:57 / 5:14 pm (local time epicenter).
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 three, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 67 km NNW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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