A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 89 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (55 miles) on Saturday. Global time and date of event 27/02/21 / 2021-02-27 22:36:34 / February 27, 2021 @ 10:36 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 22:36:34 / 10:36 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 196.69 km (122 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -67.2027° West, latitude -24.2731° South, depth = 196.69 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000de8j. Unique identifier: us7000de8j.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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