A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 76 km WNW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (47 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000852t. Unique identifier: us6000852t. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 227.2 km (141 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 227.2 km, -67.0219° West, -23.98° South. The temblor was detected at 00:52:12 / 12:52 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 27/02/20 / 2020-02-27 03:52:12 / February 27, 2020 @ 3:52 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 76 km WNW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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