A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 78 kilometers (48 miles) from Chuquitira in Peru on Tuesday. Exact location, longitude -69.3051° West, latitude -17.3026° South, depth = 156.84 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 156.84 km (97 miles). The temblor was detected at 10:29:14 / 10:29 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 02/06/20 / 2020-06-02 10:29:14 / June 2, 2020 @ 10:29 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000a49q. Unique identifier: us6000a49q.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Desaguadero. Earthquake epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Desaguadero (c. 5 300 pop).
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 was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 78 km E of Chuquitira, Peru.
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