A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 147 km NE of Mazamari, Peru (91 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 195.01 km (121 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20006vdf. Id of event: us20006vdf. Exact location, longitude -73.4153° West, latitude -10.5743° South, depth = 195.01 km. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:04:53 / 10:04 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/08/16 / 2016-08-30 15:04:53 / August 30, 2016 @ 3:04 pm.
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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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