A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 84 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (52 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of event, longitude -67.1357 West, latitude -24.0843 South, depth = 219.04 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/10/17 / 2017-10-19 00:39:45 / October 19, 2017 @ 12:39 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 219.04 km (136 miles). The temblor was picked up at 21:39:45 / 9:39 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000atxe. Id of event: us1000atxe.
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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