A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 98 km W of Puerto Santa, Peru (61 miles). Exact location, longitude -79.5385° West, latitude -9.0438° South, depth = 54.98 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:34:39 / 10:34 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 54.98 km (34 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us10006nc2. Event ids that are associated: us10006nc2. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 09/09/16 / 2016-09-09 15:34:39 / September 9, 2016 @ 3:34 pm UTC/GMT.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 two 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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