A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 84 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (52 miles). The temblor was picked up at 02:18:08 / 2:18 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000bgck. Unique identifier: us6000bgck. Exact location of event, longitude -67.1463 West, latitude -24.2177 South, depth = 180.32 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/08/20 / 2020-08-18 02:18:08 / August 18, 2020 @ 2:18 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 180.32 km (112 miles).
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 four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 84 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina.
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