A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Acari in Peru on Tuesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/03/20 / 2020-03-04 03:39:28 / March 4, 2020 @ 3:39 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 70.96 km (44 miles). The temblor was detected at 22:39:28 / 10:39 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us60008ckp. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60008ckp. Exact location of earthquake, -74.4313° West, -15.3483° South, depth 70.96 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tambo, Nazca, Puquio. Epicenter of the earthquake was 79 km (49 miles) from Nazca (c. 23 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Minas de Marcona (c. 15 500 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Puquio (c. 10 500 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Coracora (c. 7 400 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Tambo (c. 5 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 21 km ENE of Acari, Peru.
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