A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 63 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (39 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 31/01/21 / 2021-01-31 03:59:26 / January 31, 2021 @ 3:59 am. The temblor was picked up at 03:59:26 / 3:59 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 168.65 km (105 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.9403 West, latitude -24.2289 South, depth = 168.65 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000ddcd. Id of event: us6000ddcd.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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