A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 20 km WSW of Atico, Peru (12 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 30.87 km (19 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/11/20 / 2020-11-24 20:21:01 / November 24, 2020 @ 8:21 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -73.791° West, -16.2897° South, depth 30.87 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 20:21:01 / 8:21 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000cs58. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000cs58.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. 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: 20 km WSW of Atico, Peru.
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