A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 89 km WNW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (55 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of event, longitude -67.1606 West, latitude -23.9847 South, depth = 220.36 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/11/17 / 2017-11-05 20:54:39 / November 5, 2017 @ 8:54 pm. Unique identifier: us2000biz0. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000biz0. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 220.36 km (137 miles). The temblor was detected at 17:54:39 / 5:54 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 89 km WNW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina.
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