A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 82 km WNW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (51 miles) on Monday. Exact location of event, depth 227.6 km, -67.0965° West, -23.9946° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us60006p5f. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60006p5f. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/12/19 / 2019-12-09 08:19:04 / December 9, 2019 @ 8:19 am. The temblor was reported at 05:19:04 / 5:19 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 227.6 km (141 miles).
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 six, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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: 82 km WNW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina.
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