A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 83 km WNW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (52 miles) on Monday. The temblor was picked up at 16:41:20 / 4:41 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 229.54 km, -67.0683° West, -23.9089° South. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/11/20 / 2020-11-16 16:41:20 / November 16, 2020 @ 4:41 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000cfql. Unique identifier: us7000cfql. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 229.54 km (143 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 five, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 83 km WNW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina.
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