A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 85 km WNW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (53 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location, longitude -67.1176° West, latitude -23.9913° South, depth = 208.58 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/12/20 / 2020-12-29 16:29:05 / December 29, 2020 @ 4:29 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us6000d40x. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d40x. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:29:05 / 4:29 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 208.58 km (130 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 eleven, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 85 km WNW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina.
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