A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 80 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (50 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:14:55 / 9:14 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 206.56 km (128 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005qn8. Id of event: us70005qn8. Exact location of earthquake, -67.1109° West, -24.1386° South, depth 206.56 km. Global time and date of event 04/10/19 / 2019-10-04 12:14:55 / October 4, 2019 @ 12:14 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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: 80 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina.
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