A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 52 km WNW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (32 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.8144 West, latitude -24.0737 South, depth = 190.74 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:31:39 / 12:31 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 190.74 km (119 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000i4xi. Unique identifier: us1000i4xi. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/12/18 / 2018-12-08 03:31:39 / December 8, 2018 @ 3:31 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 52 km WNW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina.
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