A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 75 kilometers (47 miles) from Minas de Marcona in Peru on Wednesday. The temblor was detected at 18:30:40 / 6:30 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us20005hxa. Unique identifier: us20005hxa. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/04/16 / 2016-04-13 23:30:40 / April 13, 2016 @ 11:30 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -75.4418 West, latitude -15.8157 South, depth = 10 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Minas de Marcona (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Minas de Marcona (c. 15 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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: 75 km SSW of Minas de Marcona, Peru.
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