A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 88 km WNW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (55 miles) on Thursday. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000gg65. Unique identifier: us1000gg65. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:08:21 / 1:08 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 23/08/18 / 2018-08-23 16:08:21 / August 23, 2018 @ 4:08 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 228.95 km (142 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -67.1312° West, -23.9279° South, depth 228.95 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days ninety-six 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 88 km WNW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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