A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 68 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (42 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 05:52:35 / 5:52 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us70005pr0. Unique identifier: us70005pr0. Exact location, longitude -66.9929° West, latitude -24.1803° South, depth = 178.41 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 178.41 km (111 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/10/19 / 2019-10-02 08:52:35 / October 2, 2019 @ 8:52 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days ninety-eight 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 68 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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