A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 47 km WNW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (29 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 203.24 km (126 miles). Exact location, longitude -66.7737° West, latitude -24.1095° South, depth = 203.24 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/01/21 / 2021-01-10 20:42:17 / January 10, 2021 @ 8:42 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d7al. Id of event: us6000d7al. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:42:17 / 8:42 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-three 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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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 47 km WNW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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