A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 107 km W of El Aguilar, Argentina (66 miles) on Monday. The temblor was reported at 02:44:16 / 2:44 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 05/03/18 / 2018-03-05 05:44:16 / March 5, 2018 @ 5:44 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -66.7203° West, -23.0523° South, depth 207.24 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000dcas. Unique identifier: us2000dcas. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 207.24 km (129 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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