A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 48 kilometers (30 miles) from Ccolo in Peru. The temblor was reported at 18:15:59 / 6:15 pm (local time epicenter). 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: us2000afqa. Unique identifier: us2000afqa. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -71.7308 West, latitude -15.1356 South, depth = 124.99 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/09/17 / 2017-09-04 23:15:59 / September 4, 2017 @ 11:15 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 124.99 km (78 miles).
Close country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 67 km (42 miles) from Orcopampa (c. 5 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Orcopampa.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 48 km NNW of Ccolo, Peru.
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