A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 56 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (35 miles) on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 184.97 km (115 miles). Unique identifier: us600041hr. Ids that are associated to the event: us600041hr. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.8635 West, latitude -24.1398 South, depth = 184.97 km. 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: 16/06/19 / 2019-06-16 22:50:45 / June 16, 2019 @ 10:50 pm. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:50:45 / 7:50 pm (local time epicenter).
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 ninety-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 earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 56 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina.
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