A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 118 km SSW of Camana, Peru (73 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -72.9558° West, -17.6678° South, depth 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hzhi. Id of event: us1000hzhi. Global time and date of event 01/12/18 / 2018-12-01 11:30:50 / December 1, 2018 @ 11:30 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:30:50 / 6:30 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 118 km SSW of Camana, Peru. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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