A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 62 kilometers (39 miles) from Chuquitira in Peru. Id of earthquake: us1000gfyz. Event ids that are associated: us1000gfyz. Exact location of event, depth 155.21 km, -69.4587° West, -17.2289° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/08/18 / 2018-08-23 09:44:02 / August 23, 2018 @ 9:44 am. The temblor was detected at 05:44:02 / 5:44 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 155.21 km (96 miles).
Country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Desaguadero. Earthquake epicenter was 86 km (53 miles) from Desaguadero (c. 5 300 pop).
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 twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 62 km E of Chuquitira, Peru.
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