A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 39 km WNW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (24 miles) on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 202.92 km (126 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:01:17 / 11:01 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ac1h. Id of event: us7000ac1h. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/06/20 / 2020-06-26 11:01:17 / June 26, 2020 @ 11:01 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -66.6767° West, -24.0701° South, depth 202.92 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-three 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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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: 39 km WNW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina.
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