A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 109 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (68 miles) on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 08:40:22 / 8:40 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 20/10/19 / 2019-10-20 11:40:22 / October 20, 2019 @ 11:40 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us70005wb3. Unique identifier: us70005wb3. The epicenter was at a depth of 200.54 km (125 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -67.3847° West, -24.3574° South, depth 200.54 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 109 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina.
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