A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Orcopampa in Peru. Exact location of event, longitude -72.4107 West, latitude -15.2135 South, depth = 96.06 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000cg4e. Unique identifier: us7000cg4e. The epicenter was at a depth of 96.06 km (60 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 12/11/20 / 2020-11-12 02:18:29 / November 12, 2020 @ 2:18 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 02:18:29 / 2:18 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Orcopampa (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 9 km (6 miles) from Orcopampa (c. 5 600 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 9 km NW of Orcopampa, Peru.
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