A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Lluta in Peru. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us70006ewr. Event ids that are associated: us70006ewr. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:34:16 / 8:34 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 01/12/19 / 2019-12-01 01:34:16 / December 1, 2019 @ 1:34 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 128.31 km, -72.2032° West, -15.914° South. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 128.31 km (80 miles).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Arequipa, Orcopampa, Yura. The epicenter was 89 km (56 miles) from Arequipa (c. 841 100 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Lluta (c. 6 000 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Yura (c. 5 700 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Orcopampa (c. 5 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 23 km WNW of Lluta, Peru.
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