A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 140 km SW of Santiago de Cao, Peru (87 miles). Id of earthquake: us6000c4n9. Event ids that are associated: us6000c4n9. Global time and date of event 02/10/20 / 2020-10-02 09:18:24 / October 2, 2020 @ 9:18 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 35 km, -80.2213° West, -8.7758° South. The temblor was detected at 09:18:24 / 9:18 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles).
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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 140 km SW of Santiago de Cao, Peru. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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