A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 73 km WNW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (45 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -66.9486° West, -23.8864° South, depth 230.02 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 230.02 km (143 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us60006rza. Unique identifier: us60006rza. The temblor was picked up at 23:16:15 / 11:16 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 16/12/19 / 2019-12-16 02:16:15 / December 16, 2019 @ 2:16 am UTC/GMT.
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 seven, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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