A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 76 kilometers (47 miles) from Acari in Peru on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 53.97 km (34 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 03:56:23 / 3:56 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000d4mq. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000d4mq. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/02/18 / 2018-02-19 08:56:23 / February 19, 2018 @ 8:56 am. Exact location, longitude -74.0572° West, latitude -15.8631° South, depth = 53.97 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Coracora (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 97 km (60 miles) from Coracora (c. 7 400 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 76 km SE of Acari, Peru.
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