A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 113 km W of Abra Pampa, Argentina (70 miles). The temblor was detected at 15:34:25 / 3:34 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 258.65 km, -66.7875° West, -22.8606° South. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/09/20 / 2020-09-15 15:34:25 / September 15, 2020 @ 3:34 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000bniy. Unique identifier: us7000bniy. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 258.65 km (161 miles). 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 two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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