A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 118 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (73 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 07:28:39 / 7:28 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000ags6. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000ags6. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/09/17 / 2017-09-06 10:28:39 / September 6, 2017 @ 10:28 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 199.31 km (124 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -67.4646° West, latitude -24.413° South, depth = 199.31 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. 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: 118 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina.
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