A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 69 kilometers (43 miles) from Orcopampa in Peru on Wednesday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 90.33 km (56 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us70008rus. Event ids that are associated: us70008rus. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:43:51 / 1:43 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -72.6483° West, latitude -15.8221° South, depth = 90.33 km. Global time and date of event 08/04/20 / 2020-04-08 18:43:51 / April 8, 2020 @ 6:43 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Camaná, Lluta, Orcopampa (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 89 km (56 miles) from Camaná (c. 16 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Lluta (c. 6 000 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Orcopampa (c. 5 600 pop).
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 sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 69 km SSW of Orcopampa, Peru.
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