A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 63 km NNW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (39 miles) on Thursday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 196.73 km (122 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us2000avu4. Event ids that are associated: us2000avu4. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/09/17 / 2017-09-28 09:06:03 / September 28, 2017 @ 9:06 am. Exact location of earthquake, -66.6261° West, -23.7242° South, depth 196.73 km. The temblor was reported at 06:06:03 / 6:06 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-three 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 63 km NNW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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