A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Santiago in Peru on Thursday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 59.61 km (37 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 59.61 km, -75.7021° West, -14.2452° South. The temblor was picked up at 13:04:18 / 1:04 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/05/20 / 2020-05-07 18:04:18 / May 7, 2020 @ 6:04 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us70009g1v. Ids that are associated to the event: us70009g1v.
Close country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 20 km (12 miles) from Ica (c. 246 800 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Pisco (c. 61 900 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from San Clemente (c. 15 800 pop), 76 km (48 miles) from Villa Tupac Amaru (c. 11 200 pop), 6 km (4 miles) from Santiago (c. 10 400 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Subtanjalla (c. 9 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pisco, San Clemente, Villa Tupac Amaru (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 6 km SSE of Santiago, Peru.
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