A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Atiquipa in Peru. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/11/20 / 2020-11-12 11:21:52 / November 12, 2020 @ 11:21 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -74.5502 West, latitude -15.682 South, depth = 52.57 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:21:52 / 11:21 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us7000cdrv. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cdrv. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 52.57 km (33 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Minas de Marcona. Epicenter of the event was 80 km (49 miles) from Minas de Marcona (c. 15 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 23 km WNW of Atiquipa, Peru. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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