A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 52 km WNW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (32 miles) on Monday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.7962 West, latitude -24.0354 South, depth = 213.45 km. The temblor was reported at 11:06:17 / 11:06 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 213.45 km (133 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000dwwt. Id of event: us2000dwwt. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/04/18 / 2018-04-09 14:06:17 / April 9, 2018 @ 2:06 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each 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. 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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 52 km WNW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina.
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