A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Quicacha in Peru. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 82.26 km (51 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 82.26 km, -73.6553° West, -15.566° South. Id of earthquake: us6000d4q7. Event ids that are associated: us6000d4q7. The temblor was detected at 03:09:38 / 3:09 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/01/21 / 2021-01-01 03:09:38 / January 1, 2021 @ 3:09 am.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tambo, Coracora (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from Coracora (c. 7 400 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Tambo (c. 5 000 pop).
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 two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 16 km ENE of Quicacha, Peru.
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