A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 108 km W of El Aguilar, Argentina (67 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 234.11 km (145 miles). Exact location, longitude -66.7534° West, latitude -23.1847° South, depth = 234.11 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000c22r. Id of event: us2000c22r. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/12/17 / 2017-12-08 16:22:45 / December 8, 2017 @ 4:22 pm. The temblor was picked up at 13:22:45 / 1:22 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days eighty-eight 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.
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