A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Madrigal in Peru. Event id: us6000d284. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d284. Exact location of event, longitude -71.7612 West, latitude -15.4757 South, depth = 112.91 km. Global time and date of event 20/12/20 / 2020-12-20 16:36:49 / December 20, 2020 @ 4:36 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 112.91 km (70 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:36:49 / 4:36 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Yura, Orcopampa, Lluta. Epicenter of the earthquake was 66 km (41 miles) from Lluta (c. 6 000 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Yura (c. 5 700 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Orcopampa (c. 5 600 pop).
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 seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 15 km NNE of Madrigal, Peru. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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