A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 118 km W of El Aguilar, Argentina (73 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of event, longitude -66.8511 West, latitude -23.1904 South, depth = 224.43 km. The temblor was reported at 11:51:13 / 11:51 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 28/04/18 / 2018-04-28 14:51:13 / April 28, 2018 @ 2:51 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000du06. Unique identifier: us1000du06. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 224.43 km (139 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 118 km W of El Aguilar, Argentina.
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