A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 61 km WSW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (38 miles). The temblor was picked up at 23:01:05 / 11:01 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 27/04/18 / 2018-04-27 02:01:05 / April 27, 2018 @ 2:01 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -66.9088° West, latitude -24.327° South, depth = 163.77 km. 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: us1000dt5j. Id of event: us1000dt5j. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 163.77 km (102 miles).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 61 km WSW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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