A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 90 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (56 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 28/08/20 / 2020-08-28 12:39:15 / August 28, 2020 @ 12:39 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:39:15 / 12:39 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000bebe. Unique identifier: us7000bebe. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 163.2 km (101 miles). Exact location, longitude -67.2106° West, latitude -24.2984° South, depth = 163.2 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourteen 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.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 90 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina.
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