A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 60 kilometers (37 miles) from Puerto Ocopa in Peru. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 56.92 km (35 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us7000bpul. Event ids that are associated: us7000bpul. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 15/09/20 / 2020-09-15 16:22:56 / September 15, 2020 @ 4:22 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 16:22:56 / 4:22 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 56.92 km, -73.7561° West, -11.1172° South.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Satipo, Mazamari (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). The epicenter was 97 km (61 miles) from Satipo (c. 15 500 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Mazamari (c. 6 800 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 60 km E of Puerto Ocopa, Peru.
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