A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 76 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (47 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -67.0665° West, -24.1896° South, depth 184.21 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:41:01 / 3:41 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 184.21 km (114 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000k7in. Id of event: us2000k7in. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/03/19 / 2019-03-30 06:41:01 / March 30, 2019 @ 6:41 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days ninety-four 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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: 76 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina.
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