A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 121 km W of Iberia, Peru (75 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us1000ghnw. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000ghnw. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:58:25 / 2:58 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 610.48 km (379 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/08/18 / 2018-08-26 19:58:25 / August 26, 2018 @ 7:58 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -70.6951 West, latitude -11.2576 South, depth = 610.48 km.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 121 km W of Iberia, Peru. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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