A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 90 km SE of Acari, Peru (56 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us70003ksg. Unique identifier: us70003ksg. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/05/19 / 2019-05-14 02:04:54 / May 14, 2019 @ 2:04 am. The temblor was picked up at 21:04:54 / 9:04 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 58.32 km (36 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -74.0231 West, latitude -16.012 South, depth = 58.32 km.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
Did you feel anything?
What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 90 km SE of Acari, Peru.
Copyright © 2019 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.