A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 93 km W of El Aguilar, Argentina (58 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 204.85 km (127 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 10:34:09 / 10:34 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 14/10/18 / 2018-10-14 13:34:09 / October 14, 2018 @ 1:34 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000hbze. Unique identifier: us1000hbze. Exact location of earthquake, -66.6057° West, -23.1977° South, depth 204.85 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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. 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: 93 km W of El Aguilar, Argentina.
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