A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 48 km NW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (30 miles) on Friday. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:55:38 / 9:55 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 197.58 km (123 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.7086 West, latitude -23.973 South, depth = 197.58 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000d2wh. Unique identifier: us6000d2wh. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/12/20 / 2020-12-25 09:55:38 / December 25, 2020 @ 9:55 am.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 48 km NW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina.
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