A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 120 km NW of San Jose de Jachal, Argentina (75 miles). Exact location, longitude -69.4711° West, latitude -29.3515° South, depth = 108.29 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 108.29 km (67 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:50:33 / 8:50 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/02/18 / 2018-02-16 11:50:33 / February 16, 2018 @ 11:50 am. Unique identifier: us2000d362. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000d362. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 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: 120 km NW of San Jose de Jachal, Argentina. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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