A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 106 km W of El Aguilar, Argentina (66 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -66.7003 West, latitude -23.0404 South, depth = 243.51 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:25:20 / 3:25 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 18/01/21 / 2021-01-18 15:25:20 / January 18, 2021 @ 3:25 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 243.51 km (151 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us7000d148. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000d148.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. 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: 106 km W of El Aguilar, Argentina.
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