A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 66 km WNW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (41 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:57:22 / 2:57 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us6000d1su. Event ids that are associated: us6000d1su. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/12/20 / 2020-12-22 02:57:22 / December 22, 2020 @ 2:57 am. Exact location of earthquake, -66.9116° West, -23.9715° South, depth 223.1 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 223.1 km (139 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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 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: 66 km WNW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina.
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