A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 56 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (35 miles) on Wednesday. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:23:48 / 6:23 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 209.84 km (130 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us60007cq4. Event ids that are associated: us60007cq4. Exact location of earthquake, -66.8719° West, -24.2999° South, depth 209.84 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 22/01/20 / 2020-01-22 09:23:48 / January 22, 2020 @ 9:23 am UTC/GMT.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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: 56 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina.
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