A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 93 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (58 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/01/21 / 2021-01-04 14:00:26 / January 4, 2021 @ 2:00 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 168.84 km (105 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:00:26 / 2:00 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.2287 West, latitude -24.3447 South, depth = 168.84 km. Id of earthquake: us6000d5g3. Event ids that are associated: us6000d5g3.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 93 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina.
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