A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 83 kilometers (52 miles) from San Juan in Peru on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000bnk2. Unique identifier: us7000bnk2. Global time and date of event 10/09/20 / 2020-09-10 16:55:08 / September 10, 2020 @ 4:55 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:55:08 / 4:55 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -75.9405° West, -15.2963° South, depth 38.19 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 38.19 km (24 miles).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 90 km (56 miles) from Minas de Marcona (c. 15 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Minas de Marcona.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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