A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 119 km SSW of Mollendo, Peru (74 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -72.5807° West, latitude -17.954° South, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us70008bny. Ids that are associated to the event: us70008bny. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/03/20 / 2020-03-18 18:19:29 / March 18, 2020 @ 6:19 pm. The temblor was detected at 13:19:29 / 1:19 pm (local time epicenter).
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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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: 119 km SSW of Mollendo, Peru. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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