A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) strikes 63 km WNW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (39 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location of event, longitude -66.9253 West, latitude -24.0798 South, depth = 228.43 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/12/20 / 2020-12-29 14:35:07 / December 29, 2020 @ 2:35 pm. The 3.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:35:07 / 2:35 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000d40h. Unique identifier: us6000d40h. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 228.43 km (142 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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