A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 122 km SW of Santiago de Cao, Peru (76 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:24:00 / 9:24 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/10/20 / 2020-10-02 09:24:00 / October 2, 2020 @ 9:24 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c4nw. Id of event: us6000c4nw. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -80.0784 West, latitude -8.6911 South, depth = 35 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every 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.
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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: 122 km SW of Santiago de Cao, Peru. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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