A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 66 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (41 miles). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:16:27 / 10:16 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -66.9642 West, latitude -24.2927 South, depth = 159.23 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 159.23 km (99 miles) below the earth’s surface. 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: 10/11/17 / 2017-11-10 01:16:27 / November 10, 2017 @ 1:16 am. Event id: us2000bl8h. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bl8h.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 66 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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