A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 64 kilometers (40 miles) from Andahuaylas in Peru. Event id: us700099yk. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700099yk. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:02:23 / 9:02 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/04/20 / 2020-04-28 02:02:23 / April 28, 2020 @ 2:02 am. Exact location of event, depth 80.32 km, -73.475° West, -14.2355° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 80.32 km (50 miles) below the earth’s surface.
The epicenter was 65 km (40 miles) from Andahuaylas (c. 17 400 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Puquio (c. 10 500 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Talavera (c. 7 400 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from San Jerónimo (c. 5 600 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Tambo (c. 5 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Puquio, Tambo, San Jerónimo (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 64 km S of Andahuaylas, Peru. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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