A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported 85 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (53 miles) on Thursday. Global time and date of event 14/05/20 / 2020-05-14 17:16:56 / May 14, 2020 @ 5:16 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009g51. Id of event: us70009g51. The temblor was picked up at 14:16:56 / 2:16 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -67.1621° West, latitude -24.1576° South, depth = 166.78 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 166.78 km (104 miles).
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 eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 85 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina.
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