A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Tambo in Peru. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:28:24 / 12:28 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -73.6153° West, latitude -14.6949° South, depth = 66.56 km. Global time and date of event 22/09/19 / 2019-09-22 05:28:24 / September 22, 2019 @ 5:28 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us60005lxn. Unique identifier: us60005lxn. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 66.56 km (41 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Puquio, Coracora, Tambo. Epicenter of the event was 56 km (35 miles) from Puquio (c. 10 500 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Coracora (c. 7 400 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Tambo (c. 5 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 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 eight 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 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: 34 km ENE of Tambo, Peru.
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