A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 119 km W of El Aguilar, Argentina (74 miles). Unique identifier: us1000ghlx. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000ghlx. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.8527 West, latitude -23.0941 South, depth = 254.72 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:56:22 / 12:56 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 254.72 km (158 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/08/18 / 2018-08-26 15:56:22 / August 26, 2018 @ 3:56 pm.
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 sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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