A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 78 km SSE of Acari, Peru (48 miles). The temblor was reported at 00:00:23 / 12:00 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000476b. Id of event: us7000476b. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/06/19 / 2019-06-29 05:00:23 / June 29, 2019 @ 5:00 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 35 km, -74.2496° West, -16.0503° South.
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 thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 78 km SSE of Acari, Peru.
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