A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 115 km NE of Mazamari, Peru (71 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -73.6777° West, -10.712° South, depth 120.1 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us20006u6d. Unique identifier: us20006u6d. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/08/16 / 2016-08-26 11:01:10 / August 26, 2016 @ 11:01 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 120.1 km (75 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 06:01:10 / 6:01 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 115 km NE of Mazamari, Peru.
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