A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 88 kilometers (55 miles) from Santo Tomas in Peru on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 67.15 km (42 miles). The temblor was picked up at 00:24:52 / 12:24 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 67.15 km, -72.9009° West, -14.4895° South. Id of earthquake: us6000a010. Event ids that are associated: us6000a010. Exact time and date of earthquake 19/05/20 / 2020-05-19 00:24:52 / May 19, 2020 @ 12:24 am UTC/GMT.
Nearby country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 95 km (59 miles) from Abancay (c. 55 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Abancay (min 5000 pop).
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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 88 km W of Santo Tomas, Peru.
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