A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported 100 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (62 miles) on Monday. 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: 01/02/21 / 2021-02-01 11:13:35 / February 1, 2021 @ 11:13 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000ddm4. Id of event: us6000ddm4. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:13:35 / 11:13 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -67.2954° West, latitude -24.359° South, depth = 184.71 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 184.71 km (115 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 three, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 100 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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