A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported 77 kilometers (48 miles) from Lagunas in Peru on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 146.9 km, -75.2173° West, -4.6953° South. The epicenter was at a depth of 146.9 km (91 miles). Id of earthquake: us70003sz7. Event ids that are associated: us70003sz7. The temblor was reported at 18:40:23 / 6:40 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/05/19 / 2019-05-29 23:40:23 / May 29, 2019 @ 11:40 pm.
The epicenter was 78 km (48 miles) from Lagunas (c. 9 200 pop). Nearby country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lagunas (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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. 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: 77 km NE of Lagunas, Peru.
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