A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 115 km W of El Aguilar, Argentina (71 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -66.8172° West, -23.1049° South, depth 243.47 km. The temblor was detected at 17:06:14 / 5:06 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/10/18 / 2018-10-29 20:06:14 / October 29, 2018 @ 8:06 pm. Id of earthquake: us1000hip4. Event ids that are associated: us1000hip4. The epicenter was at a depth of 243.47 km (151 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 115 km W of El Aguilar, Argentina.
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