A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 39 km NW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (24 miles). Id of earthquake: us7000bgfd. Event ids that are associated: us7000bgfd. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 199.35 km (124 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 04:28:01 / 4:28 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/08/20 / 2020-08-27 04:28:01 / August 27, 2020 @ 4:28 am. Exact location of earthquake, -66.6077° West, -23.9846° South, depth 199.35 km.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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