A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 96 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (60 miles) on Friday. Exact location, longitude -67.2716° West, latitude -24.1912° South, depth = 191.27 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 191.27 km (119 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/03/18 / 2018-03-09 14:09:18 / March 9, 2018 @ 2:09 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000d25q. Id of event: us1000d25q. The temblor was reported at 11:09:18 / 11:09 am (local time epicenter).
Each 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 four and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 96 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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