A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 69 km NW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (43 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of event, longitude -66.8129 West, latitude -23.788 South, depth = 221.9 km. All ids that are associated to the event: usd000a1i1. Unique identifier: usd000a1i1. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 221.9 km (138 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 04:43:41 / 4:43 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/05/19 / 2019-05-16 07:43:41 / May 16, 2019 @ 7:43 am.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 69 km NW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina.
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