A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 112 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (70 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.4228 West, latitude -24.3123 South, depth = 192.35 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:18:28 / 5:18 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/09/20 / 2020-09-20 17:18:28 / September 20, 2020 @ 5:18 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us7000bqir. Event ids that are associated: us7000bqir. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 192.35 km (120 miles).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 six and in the last 365 days one hundred and nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 112 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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