A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 103 km W of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (64 miles) on Friday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dicp. Id of event: us7000dicp. The epicenter was at a depth of 202.78 km (126 miles). The temblor was picked up at 09:04:48 / 9:04 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/03/21 / 2021-03-12 09:04:48 / March 12, 2021 @ 9:04 am. Exact location of earthquake, -67.3313° West, -24.3387° South, depth 202.78 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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