A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 41 kilometers (25 miles) from Tambo in Peru. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/12/19 / 2019-12-16 18:07:22 / December 16, 2019 @ 6:07 pm. The temblor was detected at 13:07:22 / 1:07 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 88.88 km (55 miles). Unique identifier: us70006tt9. Ids that are associated to the event: us70006tt9. Exact location of event, longitude -73.5381 West, latitude -14.7276 South, depth = 88.88 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquake epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Puquio (c. 10 500 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Coracora (c. 7 400 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Tambo (c. 5 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Puquio, Coracora, Tambo (min 5000 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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 41 km E of Tambo, Peru. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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