A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 26 kilometers (16 miles) from San Pedro in Peru on Monday. Exact location of event, depth 67.78 km, -74.1105° West, -15.0102° South. The temblor was picked up at 01:00:53 / 1:00 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us6000c7mk. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c7mk. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 67.78 km (42 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/10/20 / 2020-10-12 01:00:53 / October 12, 2020 @ 1:00 am.
Earthquake epicenter was 91 km (57 miles) from Nazca (c. 23 600 pop), 35 km (21 miles) from Puquio (c. 10 500 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Coracora (c. 7 400 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Tambo (c. 5 000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Nazca, Coracora, Puquio (min 5000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 26 km S of San Pedro, Peru. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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