A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 79 kilometers (49 miles) from Acari in Peru. Exact location of event, depth 18.87 km, -75.1228° West, -15.9602° South. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 18.87 km (12 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 11/05/20 / 2020-05-11 19:17:46 / May 11, 2020 @ 7:17 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us70009jqf. Ids that are associated to the event: us70009jqf. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:17:46 / 2:17 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Minas de Marcona. Epicenter of the event was 83 km (52 miles) from Minas de Marcona (c. 15 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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