A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 122 km NNW of San José de Jáchal, Argentina (76 miles). Unique identifier: us6000did1. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000did1. Exact time and date of earthquake 17/02/21 / 2021-02-17 12:14:50 / February 17, 2021 @ 12:14 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -69.3942° West, -29.2919° South, depth 123.56 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 123.56 km (77 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 12:14:50 / 12:14 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twelve 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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 122 km NNW of San José de Jáchal, Argentina.
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