A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 110 km WSW of Pimentel, Peru (68 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 36.02 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/12/19 / 2019-12-22 13:02:07 / December 22, 2019 @ 1:02 pm. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:02:07 / 8:02 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us70006x2b. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006x2b. Exact location of event, depth 36.02 km, -80.8806° West, -7.1513° South.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 110 km WSW of Pimentel, Peru. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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