A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 19 km SSW of Atico, Peru (12 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000csq1. Id of event: us7000csq1. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 15:55:07 / 3:55 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -73.6861 West, latitude -16.3746 South, depth = 35 km. Global time and date of event 20/12/20 / 2020-12-20 15:55:07 / December 20, 2020 @ 3:55 pm UTC/GMT.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 19 km SSW of Atico, Peru. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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