A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 77 km WNW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (48 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/12/19 / 2019-12-19 18:36:40 / December 19, 2019 @ 6:36 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.0378 West, latitude -23.9928 South, depth = 218.86 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 218.86 km (136 miles). The temblor was picked up at 15:36:40 / 3:36 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006nlj. Id of event: us70006nlj. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 seven, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 77 km WNW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina.
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