A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 44 kilometers (27 miles) from Tarata in Peru on Thursday. Global time and date of event 06/12/19 / 2019-12-06 00:07:39 / December 6, 2019 @ 12:07 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 148.53 km (92 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 19:07:39 / 7:07 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us60006mqm. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60006mqm. Exact location of earthquake, -69.6236° West, -17.3866° South, depth 148.53 km.
Nearby country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ilabaya (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 94 km (59 miles) from Ilabaya (c. 9 500 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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: 44 km ENE of Tarata, Peru.
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