A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 145 km WNW of Iberia, Peru (90 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:08:34 / 6:08 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -70.7808° West, latitude -10.7827° South, depth = 633.39 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004b0k. Id of event: us10004b0k. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 633.39 km (394 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/01/16 / 2016-01-03 11:08:34 / January 3, 2016 @ 11:08 am.
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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 145 km WNW of Iberia, Peru.
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