A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 39 kilometers (24 miles) from Camana in Peru. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:04:09 / 3:04 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006j90. Id of event: us10006j90. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/09/16 / 2016-09-01 08:04:09 / September 1, 2016 @ 8:04 am. Exact location, longitude -72.3727° West, latitude -16.4773° South, depth = 62.53 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 62.53 km (39 miles).
Close country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Punta de Bombón, Cocachacra, Arequipa. Epicenter of the earthquake was 90 km (56 miles) from Arequipa (c. 841 100 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Mollendo (c. 29 000 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Camaná (c. 16 400 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Cocachacra (c. 8 800 pop), 99 km (61 miles) from Punta de Bombón (c. 6 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Lluta (c. 6 000 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Yura (c. 5 700 pop).
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 two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 39 km ENE of Camana, Peru. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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