A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 77 km WNW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (48 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/12/20 / 2020-12-19 22:39:55 / December 19, 2020 @ 10:39 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:39:55 / 10:39 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -67.0255° West, latitude -23.9526° South, depth = 232.1 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 232.1 km (144 miles). Event id: us7000csjd. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000csjd.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighteen 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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: 77 km WNW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina.
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