A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 91 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (57 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of event, depth 189.83 km, -67.2192° West, -24.2568° South. The temblor was picked up at 16:22:44 / 4:22 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 189.83 km (118 miles) below the earth’s surface. 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: 18/05/19 / 2019-05-18 19:22:44 / May 18, 2019 @ 7:22 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us70003n35. Unique identifier: us70003n35.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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. 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: 91 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina.
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