A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 87 km NW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (54 miles). The temblor was reported at 00:40:41 / 12:40 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us6000d6x7. Event ids that are associated: us6000d6x7. Exact location, longitude -66.8994° West, latitude -23.6296° South, depth = 212.17 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 212.17 km (132 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 09/01/21 / 2021-01-09 00:40:41 / January 9, 2021 @ 12:40 am UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days twenty-six and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 87 km NW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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