A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 51 km NW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (32 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.7412 West, latitude -23.9575 South, depth = 210.36 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 210.36 km (131 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 30/08/20 / 2020-08-30 18:48:44 / August 30, 2020 @ 6:48 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 18:48:44 / 6:48 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us7000bf2g. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000bf2g.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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: 51 km NW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina.
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