A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 59 km E of Tarata, Peru (37 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 03/05/20 / 2020-05-03 02:52:56 / May 3, 2020 @ 2:52 am UTC/GMT. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:52:56 / 10:52 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us70009cf1. Unique identifier: us70009cf1. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 169.09 km (105 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -69.4784 West, latitude -17.3845 South, depth = 169.09 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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