A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 81 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (50 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.1163 West, latitude -24.261 South, depth = 138.75 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/11/20 / 2020-11-17 16:17:08 / November 17, 2020 @ 4:17 pm. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:17:08 / 4:17 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 138.75 km (86 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us6000cqsb. Event ids that are associated: us6000cqsb.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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