A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Orcopampa in Peru on Wednesday. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:24:58 / 7:24 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 18/12/19 / 2019-12-18 12:24:58 / December 18, 2019 @ 12:24 pm 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 134.19 km (83 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60006t5u. Id of event: us60006t5u. Exact location of earthquake, -72.4383° West, -15.4309° South, depth 134.19 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lluta, Orcopampa. Nearby country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Lluta (c. 6 000 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Orcopampa (c. 5 600 pop).
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 two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 20 km SSW of Orcopampa, Peru. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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