A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 42 km WNW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (26 miles) on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 208.7 km (130 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 08/08/20 / 2020-08-08 10:01:12 / August 8, 2020 @ 10:01 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:01:12 / 10:01 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000bb21. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bb21. Exact location of event, longitude -66.6761 West, latitude -24.0168 South, depth = 208.7 km.
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. 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 twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 42 km WNW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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