A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported 108 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (67 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.378 West, latitude -24.3606 South, depth = 200.33 km. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:44:19 / 11:44 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 13/12/20 / 2020-12-13 11:44:19 / December 13, 2020 @ 11:44 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cqrx. Id of event: us7000cqrx. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 200.33 km (124 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days one hundred and six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 108 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina.
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