A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Arequipa in Peru. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 120.49 km (75 miles). Id of earthquake: us6000b95w. Event ids that are associated: us6000b95w. Exact location of event, depth 120.49 km, -71.5362° West, -16.597° South. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/08/20 / 2020-08-04 13:57:47 / August 4, 2020 @ 1:57 pm. The temblor was picked up at 13:57:47 / 1:57 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Moquegua, Torata, Lluta (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 22 km (14 miles) from Arequipa (c. 841 100 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Moquegua (c. 54 500 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Mollendo (c. 29 000 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Cocachacra (c. 8 800 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Torata (c. 7 100 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Punta de Bombón (c. 6 300 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 21 km S of Arequipa, Peru.
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