A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Yura in Peru on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 127.52 km, -71.8632° West, -16.495° South. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/09/19 / 2019-09-20 05:33:49 / September 20, 2019 @ 5:33 am. Event id: us70005mix. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005mix. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 127.52 km (79 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:33:49 / 12:33 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Camaná, Punta de Bombón, Cocachacra. The epicenter was 37 km (23 miles) from Arequipa (c. 841 100 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Mollendo (c. 29 000 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Camaná (c. 16 400 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Cocachacra (c. 8 800 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Punta de Bombón (c. 6 300 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Lluta (c. 6 000 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 eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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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: 33 km SW of Yura, Peru.
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