A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 93 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (58 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 178.78 km (111 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 178.78 km, -67.237° West, -24.2857° South. Unique identifier: us6000d4x0. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000d4x0. Global time and date of event 02/01/21 / 2021-01-02 02:41:08 / January 2, 2021 @ 2:41 am UTC/GMT. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:41:08 / 2:41 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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