A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 82 kilometers (51 miles) from El Alto in Peru. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000cbuu. Unique identifier: us6000cbuu. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/10/20 / 2020-10-23 02:21:45 / October 23, 2020 @ 2:21 am. Exact location, longitude -81.8527° West, latitude -3.8835° South, depth = 10 km. 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 02:21:45 / 2:21 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Máncora, El Alto. Earthquake epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from El Alto (c. 9 300 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Máncora (c. 9 100 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop).
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 three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. 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: 82 km WNW of El Alto, Peru.
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