A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 82 kilometers (51 miles) from Acari in Peru. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/12/15 / 2015-12-15 23:50:04 / December 15, 2015 @ 11:50 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 39.77 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 18:50:04 / 6:50 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us20004hgw. Unique identifier: us20004hgw. Exact location of event, longitude -75.0992 West, latitude -16.0108 South, depth = 39.77 km.
The epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Minas de Marcona (c. 15 500 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Minas de Marcona (min 5000 pop).
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. 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 seven 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. 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: 82 km SW of Acari, Peru.
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