A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 58 km NW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (36 miles) on Sunday. The epicenter was at a depth of 236.18 km (147 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us2000apg0. Event ids that are associated: us2000apg0. The temblor was detected at 04:49:45 / 4:49 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/09/17 / 2017-09-17 07:49:45 / September 17, 2017 @ 7:49 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.7666 West, latitude -23.8893 South, depth = 236.18 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 58 km NW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina.
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