A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Máncora in Peru. The temblor was reported at 15:36:30 / 3:36 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/08/20 / 2020-08-15 15:36:30 / August 15, 2020 @ 3:36 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us6000bf7p. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000bf7p. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -81.0349° West, -4.0173° South.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tumbes, Talara, Zorritos (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Tumbes (c. 109 200 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Talara (c. 99 100 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from La Breita (c. 17 700 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Zorritos (c. 12 300 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from El Alto (c. 9 300 pop), 10 km (6 miles) from Máncora (c. 9 100 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 10 km N of Máncora, Peru. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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