A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 211 km NNE of Barranca, Peru (131 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/12/15 / 2015-12-03 15:32:02 / December 3, 2015 @ 3:32 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000431r. Unique identifier: us1000431r. Exact location of event, depth 115.94 km, -75.808° West, -3.146° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:32:02 / 10:32 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 115.94 km (72 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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