A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 97 km W of Vinchina, Argentina (60 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/09/17 / 2017-09-23 16:39:43 / September 23, 2017 @ 4:39 pm. Exact location of event, depth 131.62 km, -69.21° West, -28.772° South. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 131.62 km (82 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us2000atmf. Event ids that are associated: us2000atmf. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 13:39:43 / 1:39 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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