A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 98 km SW of Huanchaquito Alto, Peru (61 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 45.94 km (29 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 45.94 km, -79.7555° West, -8.6931° South. Unique identifier: us6000c4ws. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000c4ws. Global time and date of event 02/10/20 / 2020-10-02 16:44:42 / October 2, 2020 @ 4:44 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:44:42 / 4:44 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 98 km SW of Huanchaquito Alto, Peru.
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