A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 42 kilometers (26 miles) from Camana in Peru on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:50:44 / 8:50 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us70007q0f. Unique identifier: us70007q0f. Exact location of earthquake, -73.1062° West, -16.6931° South, depth 60.01 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 60.01 km (37 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/02/20 / 2020-02-14 13:50:44 / February 14, 2020 @ 1:50 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearby country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 43 km (27 miles) from Camaná (c. 16 400 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Camaná.
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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each 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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 42 km W of Camana, Peru.
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