A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 78 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (48 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cmpj. Id of event: us7000cmpj. Global time and date of event 03/12/20 / 2020-12-03 20:58:02 / December 3, 2020 @ 8:58 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 157.02 km (98 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 20:58:02 / 8:58 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -67.0897° West, latitude -24.2635° South, depth = 157.02 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 78 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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