A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Camana in Peru on Monday. Exact location of event, longitude -72.5575 West, latitude -17.0119 South, depth = 78.31 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 04/05/20 / 2020-05-04 07:51:24 / May 4, 2020 @ 7:51 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 02:51:24 / 2:51 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us700099nv. Ids that are associated to the event: us700099nv. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 78.31 km (49 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cocachacra, Punta de Bombón, Mollendo (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 58 km (36 miles) from Mollendo (c. 29 000 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Camaná (c. 16 400 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Cocachacra (c. 8 800 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Punta de Bombón (c. 6 300 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. 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: 46 km SSE of Camana, Peru.
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