A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 108 km SSW of Acari, Peru (67 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009pet. Id of event: us70009pet. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/05/20 / 2020-05-24 09:59:15 / May 24, 2020 @ 9:59 am. Exact location of event, longitude -74.9994 West, latitude -16.3395 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 04:59:15 / 4:59 am (local time epicenter).
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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 108 km SSW of Acari, Peru.
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