A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 52 kilometers (32 miles) from Huancavelica in Peru. Id of earthquake: us60003sed. Event ids that are associated: us60003sed. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 77.58 km (48 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 26/05/19 / 2019-05-26 10:41:15 / May 26, 2019 @ 10:41 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -75.0665 West, latitude -13.2323 South, depth = 77.58 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:41:15 / 5:41 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 92 km (57 miles) from Ayacucho (c. 140 000 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Huancavelica (c. 41 600 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Huanta (c. 18 600 pop), 96 km (59 miles) from Pampas (c. 5 500 pop). Close country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pampas, Huanta, Ayacucho (min 5000 pop).
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 52 km S of Huancavelica, Peru.
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