A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 83 kilometers (52 miles) from Camana in Peru. The temblor was picked up at 01:00:10 / 1:00 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/03/20 / 2020-03-03 06:00:10 / March 3, 2020 @ 6:00 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us600088fn. Unique identifier: us600088fn. Exact location of event, depth 45.65 km, -73.4237° West, -16.3054° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 45.65 km (28 miles).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Camaná (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 84 km (52 miles) from Camaná (c. 16 400 pop). Close country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 83 km WNW of Camana, Peru.
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