A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 49 kilometers (30 miles) from Asia in Peru. Exact location, longitude -76.8911° West, latitude -13.0815° South, depth = 36.78 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 36.78 km (23 miles). The temblor was detected at 13:42:19 / 1:42 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/11/20 / 2020-11-02 13:42:19 / November 2, 2020 @ 1:42 pm. 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: us7000c99i. Unique identifier: us7000c99i.
The epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Chincha Alta (c. 153 100 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Nuevo Imperial (c. 32 300 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Imperial (c. 32 300 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from San Vicente de Cañete (c. 25 500 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Mala (c. 17 300 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Chilca (c. 12 900 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Quilmaná (c. 6 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Chincha Alta, San Bartolo, Chilca. Nearby country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 49 km SW of Asia, Peru.
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