A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Uchiza in Peru. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 127.11 km (79 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -76.1617 West, latitude -8.3909 South, depth = 127.11 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us70006scn. Unique identifier: us70006scn. The temblor was reported at 01:16:52 / 1:16 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 30/12/19 / 2019-12-30 06:16:52 / December 30, 2019 @ 6:16 am UTC/GMT.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tocache, Uchiza. Epicenter of the event was 45 km (28 miles) from Tocache (c. 29 000 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Uchiza (c. 17 700 pop).
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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 34 km ENE of Uchiza, Peru. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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