A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Mollendo in Peru. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 47.22 km (29 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60006c04. Id of event: us60006c04. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/11/19 / 2019-11-15 14:07:16 / November 15, 2019 @ 2:07 pm. The temblor was detected at 09:07:16 / 9:07 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -72.3395° West, latitude -17.0997° South, depth = 47.22 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 36 km (22 miles) from Mollendo (c. 29 000 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Camaná (c. 16 400 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Cocachacra (c. 8 800 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Punta de Bombón (c. 6 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Camaná, Cocachacra, Punta de Bombón. 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 35 km WSW of Mollendo, Peru.
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