A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 103 km NNW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (64 miles). Id of earthquake: us60007afz. Event ids that are associated: us60007afz. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/01/20 / 2020-01-19 04:02:22 / January 19, 2020 @ 4:02 am. Exact location of earthquake, -66.8732° West, -23.4394° South, depth 229.44 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:02:22 / 1:02 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 229.44 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).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 103 km NNW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina.
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