A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 72 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (45 miles) on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/11/17 / 2017-11-08 20:40:07 / November 8, 2017 @ 8:40 pm. Event id: us2000bkie. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bkie. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 172.14 km (107 miles). The temblor was detected at 17:40:07 / 5:40 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -67.0212° West, -24.3331° South, depth 172.14 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred and seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 72 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina.
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