A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Lluta in Peru. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:24:54 / 9:24 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -72.4505 West, latitude -15.9915 South, depth = 104.62 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 104.62 km (65 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000apz1. Id of event: us7000apz1. Global time and date of event 16/07/20 / 2020-07-16 21:24:54 / July 16, 2020 @ 9:24 pm UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the event was 76 km (47 miles) from Camaná (c. 16 400 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Lluta (c. 6 000 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Yura (c. 5 700 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Orcopampa (c. 5 600 pop). Close country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Yura, Orcopampa, Camaná (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 nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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: 46 km W of Lluta, Peru.
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