A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 87 km WNW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (54 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -67.1351 West, latitude -23.9592 South, depth = 238.45 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 238.45 km (148 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/02/20 / 2020-02-23 22:47:29 / February 23, 2020 @ 10:47 pm. Event id: us70007vfk. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007vfk. The temblor was reported at 19:47:29 / 7:47 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 87 km WNW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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