A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 100 km NW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (62 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/01/20 / 2020-01-14 10:41:30 / January 14, 2020 @ 10:41 am. The temblor was picked up at 07:41:30 / 7:41 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 256.67 km (159 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us70006zkf. Event ids that are associated: us70006zkf. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.8893 West, latitude -23.4829 South, depth = 256.67 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixteen 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 100 km NW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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