A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 100 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (62 miles) on Saturday. The temblor was picked up at 11:22:54 / 11:22 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000d2nk. Id of event: us7000d2nk. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 188.73 km (117 miles). Global time and date of event 23/01/21 / 2021-01-23 11:22:54 / January 23, 2021 @ 11:22 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -67.3026° West, latitude -24.3237° South, depth = 188.73 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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