A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 42 kilometers (26 miles) from El Alto in Peru on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 06:15:24 / 6:15 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000cb67. Unique identifier: us6000cb67. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -81.5905 West, latitude -4.196 South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/10/20 / 2020-10-22 06:15:24 / October 22, 2020 @ 6:15 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 55 km (34 miles) from Talara (c. 99 100 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from La Breita (c. 17 700 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from El Alto (c. 9 300 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Máncora (c. 9 100 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was La Breita, Máncora, Talara.
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 has struck near. 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 42 km W of El Alto, Peru.
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