A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 159 km WSW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (99 miles). Event id: us6000b88g. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b88g. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 117.57 km (73 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 02:28:22 / 2:28 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/08/20 / 2020-08-02 02:28:22 / August 2, 2020 @ 2:28 am. Exact location of event, longitude -67.8175 West, latitude -24.6628 South, depth = 117.57 km.
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 three and in the last 365 days eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 159 km WSW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina.
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