A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 100 km NW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (62 miles) on Tuesday. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:24:58 / 3:24 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 225.91 km (140 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -67.0806° West, latitude -23.6342° South, depth = 225.91 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000b8yz. Unique identifier: us6000b8yz. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/08/20 / 2020-08-04 03:24:58 / August 4, 2020 @ 3:24 am.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 100 km NW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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