A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Huancavelica in Peru. Unique identifier: us7000bdm8. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000bdm8. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 83.41 km (52 miles). The temblor was picked up at 19:03:40 / 7:03 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -75.0544 West, latitude -13.0004 South, depth = 83.41 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/08/20 / 2020-08-20 19:03:40 / August 20, 2020 @ 7:03 pm.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ayacucho, Huanta, Pampas (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 92 km (57 miles) from Ayacucho (c. 140 000 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Huancavelica (c. 41 600 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Huanta (c. 18 600 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Pampas (c. 5 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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