A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Urasqui in Peru on Tuesday. The temblor was picked up at 04:54:27 / 4:54 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 120.56 km (75 miles). Exact location of event, depth 120.56 km, -73.0222° West, -16.2024° South. Global time and date of event 22/12/20 / 2020-12-22 04:54:27 / December 22, 2020 @ 4:54 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000d5hc. Unique identifier: us6000d5hc.
Country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Camaná (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 57 km (36 miles) from Camaná (c. 16 400 pop).
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 three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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