A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 101 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (63 miles) on Monday. Exact location, longitude -67.32° West, latitude -24.2758° South, depth = 156.37 km. The temblor was detected at 13:33:16 / 1:33 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70008ekr. Id of event: us70008ekr. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 156.37 km (97 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 23/03/20 / 2020-03-23 16:33:16 / March 23, 2020 @ 4:33 pm UTC/GMT.
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 two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 101 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina.
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