A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 73 km WNW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (45 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 01:29:13 / 1:29 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -67.0231 West, latitude -24.0492 South, depth = 168.41 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 168.41 km (105 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us70009jdx. Ids that are associated to the event: us70009jdx. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/05/20 / 2020-05-18 04:29:13 / May 18, 2020 @ 4:29 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 73 km WNW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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