A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 128 km W of El Aguilar, Argentina (80 miles) on Wednesday. The temblor was reported at 14:56:12 / 2:56 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 236.33 km (147 miles). Exact location, longitude -66.9335° West, latitude -23.1963° South, depth = 236.33 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 19/08/20 / 2020-08-19 14:56:12 / August 19, 2020 @ 2:56 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us6000bh49. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000bh49.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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