A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, Salta, Argentina (0 miles). The temblor was detected at 23:47:37 / 11:47 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 207.27 km (129 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/10/19 / 2019-10-27 23:47:37 / October 27, 2019 @ 11:47 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -67.2112 West, latitude -24.0637 South, depth = 207.27 km. Unique identifier: us600063sg. Ids that are associated to the event: us600063sg.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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