A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 52 km NW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (32 miles) on Tuesday. Global time and date of event 11/08/20 / 2020-08-11 05:51:39 / August 11, 2020 @ 5:51 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -66.702 West, latitude -23.9032 South, depth = 184.18 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:51:39 / 5:51 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 184.18 km (114 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us6000bchb. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bchb.
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 seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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