A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 94 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (58 miles) on Thursday. Exact location, longitude -67.2491° West, latitude -24.1864° South, depth = 190.52 km. Event id: us60006qfv. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60006qfv. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:18:11 / 4:18 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 190.52 km (118 miles). Global time and date of event 12/12/19 / 2019-12-12 07:18:11 / December 12, 2019 @ 7:18 am UTC/GMT.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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