A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Orcopampa in Peru. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/01/21 / 2021-01-24 04:10:55 / January 24, 2021 @ 4:10 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 101.46 km (63 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000d2te. Unique identifier: us7000d2te. Exact location of earthquake, -71.9531° West, -15.1418° South, depth 101.46 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:10:55 / 4:10 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 44 km (27 miles) from Orcopampa (c. 5 600 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Orcopampa (min 5000 pop).
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. 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 has occurred nearby.
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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: 43 km ENE of Orcopampa, Peru.
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