A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Mungui in Peru. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/12/20 / 2020-12-03 05:15:53 / December 3, 2020 @ 5:15 am. 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: us7000cmej. Unique identifier: us7000cmej. The epicenter was at a depth of 134.76 km (84 miles). Exact location, longitude -72.9787° West, latitude -15.0354° South, depth = 134.76 km. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:15:53 / 5:15 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 86 km (54 miles) from Coracora (c. 7 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Orcopampa (c. 5 600 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Coracora, Orcopampa.
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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 18 km NNW of Mungui, Peru.
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