A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Huarichancara in Peru. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 30/08/20 / 2020-08-30 00:39:06 / August 30, 2020 @ 12:39 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -70.9778° West, latitude -15.4217° South, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us7000bh51. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000bh51. The temblor was picked up at 00:39:06 / 12:39 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Atuncolla, Juliaca, Ayaviri. Close country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 91 km (56 miles) from Juliaca (c. 245 700 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Ayaviri (c. 19 300 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Atuncolla (c. 12 700 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Hacienda Huancane (c. 7 800 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 25 km NNE of Huarichancara, Peru. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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