A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 63 kilometers (39 miles) from Barranca in Peru. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:43:05 / 8:43 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -77.2501° West, -4.8127° South, depth 119.29 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 12/11/20 / 2020-11-12 08:43:05 / November 12, 2020 @ 8:43 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 119.29 km (74 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us7000cdqt. Event ids that are associated: us7000cdqt.
Epicenter of the event was 64 km (40 miles) from Barranca (c. 5 800 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Barranca (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop).
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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 63 km W of Barranca, Peru. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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