A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 112 km WSW of Santiago de Cao, Peru (70 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c4n8. Id of event: us6000c4n8. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/10/20 / 2020-10-02 09:07:02 / October 2, 2020 @ 9:07 am. Exact location of earthquake, -80.0958° West, -8.5101° South, depth 35 km. The temblor was detected at 09:07:02 / 9:07 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 112 km WSW of Santiago de Cao, Peru. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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