A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 79 km NW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (49 miles) on Tuesday. Unique identifier: us70005phg. Ids that are associated to the event: us70005phg. 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: 01/10/19 / 2019-10-01 19:23:46 / October 1, 2019 @ 7:23 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 201.73 km (125 miles). The temblor was picked up at 16:23:46 / 4:23 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 201.73 km, -66.8546° West, -23.7° South.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and nine 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. 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: 79 km NW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina.
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