A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 92 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (57 miles) on Monday. Event id: us6000d5g5. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d5g5. The temblor was detected at 14:39:52 / 2:39 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 196.62 km (122 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -67.2174° West, latitude -24.3408° South, depth = 196.62 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/01/21 / 2021-01-04 14:39:52 / January 4, 2021 @ 2:39 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 92 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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