A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 52 kilometers (32 miles) from Abancay in Peru. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:13:06 / 12:13 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us70006nql. Unique identifier: us70006nql. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/12/19 / 2019-12-12 17:13:06 / December 12, 2019 @ 5:13 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 78.09 km (49 miles). Exact location, longitude -72.7509° West, latitude -14.0953° South, depth = 78.09 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Talavera, Andahuaylas, San Jerónimo (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 53 km (33 miles) from Abancay (c. 55 100 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Andahuaylas (c. 17 400 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Talavera (c. 7 400 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from San Jerónimo (c. 5 600 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. 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: 52 km SSE of Abancay, Peru.
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