A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Mollendo in Peru. Global time and date of event 17/07/20 / 2020-07-17 05:04:02 / July 17, 2020 @ 5:04 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -71.9075 West, latitude -16.7948 South, depth = 120.83 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 120.83 km (75 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us7000aq5h. Event ids that are associated: us7000aq5h. The temblor was detected at 05:04:02 / 5:04 am (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 59 km (37 miles) from Arequipa (c. 841 100 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Mollendo (c. 29 000 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Camaná (c. 16 400 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Cocachacra (c. 8 800 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Punta de Bombón (c. 6 300 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Lluta (c. 6 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Camaná, Lluta, Yura (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 27 km NNE of Mollendo, Peru. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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