A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 73 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (45 miles). Exact location, longitude -67.0469° West, latitude -24.2143° South, depth = 201.07 km. 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: 23/12/20 / 2020-12-23 03:31:27 / December 23, 2020 @ 3:31 am. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:31:27 / 3:31 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 201.07 km (125 miles). Event id: us6000d230. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d230.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirteen 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.
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