A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 104 km WSW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (65 miles). Exact location, longitude -67.2978° West, latitude -24.5018° South, depth = 178.46 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/09/17 / 2017-09-29 16:44:14 / September 29, 2017 @ 4:44 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 178.46 km (111 miles). Id of earthquake: us2000aws4. Event ids that are associated: us2000aws4. The temblor was reported at 13:44:14 / 1:44 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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