A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 147 km N of Alianza Cristiana, Peru (91 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -76.6928 West, latitude -2.1637 South, depth = 138.78 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 138.78 km (86 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:30:01 / 5:30 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us7000bhrt. Event ids that are associated: us7000bhrt. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 31/08/20 / 2020-08-31 05:30:01 / August 31, 2020 @ 5:30 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 147 km N of Alianza Cristiana, Peru. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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