A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Pachaconas in Peru. The temblor was detected at 10:05:14 / 10:05 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -72.9331° West, latitude -14.2079° South, depth = 51.05 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 51.05 km (32 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/08/20 / 2020-08-24 10:05:14 / August 24, 2020 @ 10:05 am. Unique identifier: us6000bjns. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000bjns.
The epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Abancay (c. 55 100 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Andahuaylas (c. 17 400 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Talavera (c. 7 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from San Jerónimo (c. 5 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Talavera, Andahuaylas, San Jerónimo (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twelve 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.
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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: 9 km E of Pachaconas, Peru.
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