A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 55 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (34 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 166.32 km (103 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/03/18 / 2018-03-28 02:18:12 / March 28, 2018 @ 2:18 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:18:12 / 11:18 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -66.8589 West, latitude -24.2846 South, depth = 166.32 km. Event id: us1000d9yv. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000d9yv.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days one hundred and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every 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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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 55 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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