A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 62 kilometers (39 miles) from Acari in Peru. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 66.98 km (42 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/09/19 / 2019-09-18 13:13:54 / September 18, 2019 @ 1:13 pm. The temblor was picked up at 08:13:54 / 8:13 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -74.0936° West, -15.6886° South, depth 66.98 km. Unique identifier: us70005huy. Ids that are associated to the event: us70005huy.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 80 km (50 miles) from Coracora (c. 7 400 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Coracora (min 5000 pop).
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 fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 62 km ESE of Acari, Peru. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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