A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 103 km NNW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (64 miles). The temblor was reported at 17:31:32 / 5:31 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 195.39 km (121 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/07/19 / 2019-07-16 20:31:32 / July 16, 2019 @ 8:31 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -66.786 West, latitude -23.3892 South, depth = 195.39 km. Unique identifier: us70004lrp. Ids that are associated to the event: us70004lrp.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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