A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 78 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (48 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 166.49 km (103 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d2ds. Id of event: us6000d2ds. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.0862 West, latitude -24.2915 South, depth = 166.49 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/12/20 / 2020-12-24 02:26:00 / December 24, 2020 @ 2:26 am. The temblor was reported at 02:26:00 / 2:26 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirteen 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 78 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina.
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