A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 109 km W of El Aguilar, Argentina (68 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/10/19 / 2019-10-01 04:26:18 / October 1, 2019 @ 4:26 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 266.02 km (165 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 01:26:18 / 1:26 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -66.7521 West, latitude -23.1341 South, depth = 266.02 km. Id of earthquake: us70005p77. Event ids that are associated: us70005p77.
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 eight and in the last 365 days seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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