A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Camaná in Peru. Exact location, longitude -72.4395° West, latitude -16.8125° South, depth = 79.48 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/07/20 / 2020-07-28 16:40:06 / July 28, 2020 @ 4:40 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 79.48 km (49 miles). The temblor was detected at 16:40:06 / 4:40 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b5es. Id of event: us6000b5es. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
The epicenter was 51 km (32 miles) from Mollendo (c. 29 000 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Camaná (c. 16 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Cocachacra (c. 8 800 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Punta de Bombón (c. 6 300 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Lluta (c. 6 000 pop), 102 km (63 miles) from Yura (c. 5 700 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yura, Lluta, Punta de Bombón (min 5000 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 thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 35 km SE of Camaná, Peru. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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