A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 281 km WSW of Ushuaia, Argentina (175 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000caqp. Id of event: us6000caqp. The temblor was reported at 18:06:06 / 6:06 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 16/10/20 / 2020-10-16 18:06:06 / October 16, 2020 @ 6:06 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -72.0573° West, -56.1857° South, depth 10 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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: 281 km WSW of Ushuaia, Argentina. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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