A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) strikes 69 km WSW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (43 miles) on Friday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/02/20 / 2020-02-01 02:35:57 / February 1, 2020 @ 2:35 am. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:35:57 / 11:35 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -66.9576° West, -24.4393° South, depth 158.3 km. Unique identifier: us60007lwh. Ids that are associated to the event: us60007lwh. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 158.3 km (98 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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