A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 118 km NW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (73 miles) on Wednesday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 227.04 km (141 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 21:47:07 / 9:47 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/09/20 / 2020-09-09 21:47:07 / September 9, 2020 @ 9:47 pm. Id of earthquake: us7000bkr0. Event ids that are associated: us7000bkr0. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.9702 West, latitude -23.3289 South, depth = 227.04 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 two, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 118 km NW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina.
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