A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 62 km WNW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (39 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us2000hfn7. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000hfn7. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.8991 West, latitude -24.025 South, depth = 216.02 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:48:44 / 10:48 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 216.02 km (134 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 17/09/18 / 2018-09-17 01:48:44 / September 17, 2018 @ 1:48 am UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days eighty-eight 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 62 km WNW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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