A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 128 km SSW of Camaná, Peru (80 miles). Event id: us6000d4gn. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d4gn. Global time and date of event 31/12/20 / 2020-12-31 02:29:01 / December 31, 2020 @ 2:29 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -73.2431° West, -17.6616° South. The temblor was picked up at 02:29:01 / 2:29 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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