A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 94 km W of El Aguilar, Argentina (58 miles). The temblor was detected at 16:31:27 / 4:31 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/12/17 / 2017-12-07 19:31:27 / December 7, 2017 @ 7:31 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.6131 West, latitude -23.1584 South, depth = 212.49 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 212.49 km (132 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us2000c1r2. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000c1r2. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 94 km W of El Aguilar, Argentina.
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