A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 96 km WSW of Abra Pampa, Argentina (60 miles) on Tuesday. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:13:09 / 1:13 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us7000bfsp. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000bfsp. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 262.75 km (163 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -66.5905 West, latitude -22.99 South, depth = 262.75 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/09/20 / 2020-09-01 13:13:09 / September 1, 2020 @ 1:13 pm.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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