A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Orcopampa in Peru. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000c73h. Unique identifier: us6000c73h. 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 114.9 km (71 miles). The temblor was detected at 13:17:39 / 1:17 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -72.2307 West, latitude -15.3166 South, depth = 114.9 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/10/20 / 2020-10-06 13:17:39 / October 6, 2020 @ 1:17 pm.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 81 km (50 miles) from Lluta (c. 6 000 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Orcopampa (c. 5 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lluta, Orcopampa (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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. 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 eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 13 km ESE of Orcopampa, Peru.
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