A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 68 km ENE of Palca, Peru (42 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -69.3451 West, latitude -17.592 South, depth = 160.16 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bpbq. Id of event: us7000bpbq. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 160.16 km (100 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:02:58 / 10:02 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/09/20 / 2020-09-17 10:02:58 / September 17, 2020 @ 10:02 am.
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 thirty-six 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 68 km ENE of Palca, Peru. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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