A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 68 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (42 miles) on Tuesday. Event id: us6000dkhs. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dkhs. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 187.05 km (116 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -66.9915 West, latitude -24.2806 South, depth = 187.05 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/02/21 / 2021-02-23 21:55:53 / February 23, 2021 @ 9:55 pm. The temblor was reported at 21:55:53 / 9:55 pm (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 three, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 68 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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