A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported 86 kilometers (53 miles) from Minas de Marcona in Peru on Thursday. The temblor was picked up at 04:20:36 / 4:20 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -75.9149 West, latitude -15.2728 South, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us70003t32. Event ids that are associated: us70003t32. Global time and date of event 30/05/19 / 2019-05-30 09:20:36 / May 30, 2019 @ 9:20 am UTC/GMT.
Close 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 Minas de Marcona. Epicenter of the earthquake was 87 km (54 miles) from Minas de Marcona (c. 15 500 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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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. 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: 86 km W of Minas de Marcona, Peru.
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