A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 85 kilometers (53 miles) from Mazamari in Peru. The temblor was reported at 02:01:39 / 2:01 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 122.99 km (76 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -73.8746° West, latitude -10.9123° South, depth = 122.99 km. Unique identifier: us60008b4d. Ids that are associated to the event: us60008b4d. Global time and date of event 02/03/20 / 2020-03-02 07:01:39 / March 2, 2020 @ 7:01 am UTC/GMT.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 92 km (57 miles) from Satipo (c. 15 500 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Mazamari (c. 6 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Satipo, Mazamari (min 5000 pop).
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. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 85 km ENE of Mazamari, Peru.
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