A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 121 km WSW of Abra Pampa, Argentina (75 miles). Global time and date of event 14/12/20 / 2020-12-14 13:45:36 / December 14, 2020 @ 1:45 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.8578 West, latitude -22.9546 South, depth = 232.61 km. Unique identifier: us7000cqyr. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000cqyr. 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 232.61 km (145 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:45:36 / 1:45 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 121 km WSW of Abra Pampa, Argentina.
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