A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 95 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (59 miles) on Wednesday. The temblor was detected at 19:13:18 / 7:13 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 22/01/20 / 2020-01-22 22:13:18 / January 22, 2020 @ 10:13 pm UTC/GMT. 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 194.08 km (121 miles). Exact location of event, depth 194.08 km, -67.2454° West, -24.0845° South. Id of earthquake: us60007d92. Event ids that are associated: us60007d92.
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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