A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 125 km SW of Santiago de Cao, Peru (78 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 32.12 km (20 miles). Global time and date of event 02/10/20 / 2020-10-02 19:18:24 / October 2, 2020 @ 7:18 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us6000c4z2. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000c4z2. Exact location of event, depth 32.12 km, -80.1196° West, -8.6767° South. The temblor was reported at 19:18:24 / 7:18 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 125 km SW of Santiago de Cao, Peru. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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