A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 45 km NNW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (28 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 04/12/20 / 2020-12-04 04:06:18 / December 4, 2020 @ 4:06 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us7000cmu1. Event ids that are associated: us7000cmu1. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.5619 West, latitude -23.8719 South, depth = 198.51 km. The temblor was picked up at 04:06:18 / 4:06 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 198.51 km (123 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 45 km NNW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina.
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