A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 81 kilometers (50 miles) from Camana in Peru on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 86.23 km (54 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:16:53 / 2:16 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 86.23 km, -73.0136° West, -15.9471° South. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/12/19 / 2019-12-03 07:16:53 / December 3, 2019 @ 7:16 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us70006fgy. Unique identifier: us70006fgy.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Camaná (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 82 km (51 miles) from Camaná (c. 16 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 81 km NNW of Camana, Peru.
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