A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 61 km NW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (38 miles). 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: 19/05/19 / 2019-05-19 06:12:20 / May 19, 2019 @ 6:12 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 197.42 km (123 miles). The temblor was picked up at 03:12:20 / 3:12 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us70003n64. Ids that are associated to the event: us70003n64. Exact location of event, depth 197.42 km, -66.8217° West, -23.9063° South.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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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