A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 134 km ESE of Lagunas, Peru (83 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 29.31 km (18 miles). Global time and date of event 23/12/15 / 2015-12-23 02:34:24 / December 23, 2015 @ 2:34 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -74.5937 West, latitude -5.783 South, depth = 29.31 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us1000494f. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000494f. The temblor was picked up at 21:34:24 / 9:34 pm (local time epicenter).
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 134 km ESE of Lagunas, Peru. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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