A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 62 kilometers (39 miles) from San Juan in Peru. Exact location of earthquake, -75.2599° West, -15.9227° South, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us6000d7g6. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d7g6. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 31/12/20 / 2020-12-31 02:28:26 / December 31, 2020 @ 2:28 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:28:26 / 2:28 am (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 81 km (50 miles) from Minas de Marcona (c. 15 500 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Minas de Marcona (min 5000 pop).
Every 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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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