A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Camana in Peru. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/02/16 / 2016-02-12 06:50:29 / February 12, 2016 @ 6:50 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 58.54 km (36 miles). Id of earthquake: us20004znt. Event ids that are associated: us20004znt. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -72.5505 West, latitude -16.362 South, depth = 58.54 km. The temblor was picked up at 01:50:29 / 1:50 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yura, Mollendo, Lluta. Event epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Mollendo (c. 29 000 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Camaná (c. 16 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Lluta (c. 6 000 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Yura (c. 5 700 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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: 33 km NNE of Camana, Peru. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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