A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Contamana in Peru. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000as3t. Unique identifier: us7000as3t. Exact location of event, longitude -74.9684 West, latitude -7.5989 South, depth = 156.32 km. The temblor was reported at 02:12:34 / 2:12 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 156.32 km (97 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/07/20 / 2020-07-21 02:12:34 / July 21, 2020 @ 2:12 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Contamana. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 30 km (19 miles) from Contamana (c. 13 900 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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. 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: 29 km S of Contamana, Peru.
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