A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 112 km W of El Aguilar, Argentina (70 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 253.41 km (157 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 06/08/18 / 2018-08-06 11:46:31 / August 6, 2018 @ 11:46 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us1000g42p. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000g42p. Exact location of event, longitude -66.7912 West, latitude -23.292 South, depth = 253.41 km. The temblor was detected at 08:46:31 / 8:46 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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: 112 km W of El Aguilar, Argentina. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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