A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 122 km NW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (76 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/03/20 / 2020-03-06 20:04:38 / March 6, 2020 @ 8:04 pm. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:04:38 / 5:04 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us60008bc1. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60008bc1. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.9948 West, latitude -23.3035 South, depth = 249.24 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 249.24 km (155 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 122 km NW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina.
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