A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 89 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (55 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 209.23 km (130 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000bmba. Unique identifier: us2000bmba. Exact location of event, longitude -67.2027 West, latitude -24.1813 South, depth = 209.23 km. The 3.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:29:41 / 1:29 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/11/17 / 2017-11-12 16:29:41 / November 12, 2017 @ 4:29 pm.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 89 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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