A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 2415 km E of Tolhuin, Argentina (1501 miles) on Thursday. The temblor was reported at 02:49:52 / 2:49 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us6000a1nh. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000a1nh. Exact location, longitude -27.8222° West, latitude -59.767° South, depth = 197.09 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/05/20 / 2020-05-21 02:49:52 / May 21, 2020 @ 2:49 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 197.09 km (122 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 four and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 2415 km E of Tolhuin, Argentina.
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