A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Tisco in Peru on Sunday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 144.74 km (90 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 05:29:41 / 5:29 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -71.4667 West, latitude -15.2133 South, depth = 144.74 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/09/20 / 2020-09-20 05:29:41 / September 20, 2020 @ 5:29 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000bqe0. Unique identifier: us7000bqe0. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Hacienda Huancane (c. 7 800 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Orcopampa (c. 5 600 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Orcopampa, Hacienda Huancane.
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 two and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 14 km N of Tisco, Peru. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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