A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Islay (Matarani) in Peru. Event id: us7000d3r5. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000d3r5. Exact time and date of earthquake 19/01/21 / 2021-01-19 01:41:31 / January 19, 2021 @ 1:41 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 01:41:31 / 1:41 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 45.46 km (28 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -72.3851 West, latitude -17.2452 South, depth = 45.46 km.
Event epicenter was 46 km (29 miles) from Mollendo (c. 29 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Camaná (c. 16 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Cocachacra (c. 8 800 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Punta de Bombón (c. 6 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Camaná, Cocachacra, Punta de Bombón. Close country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 40 km SW of Islay (Matarani), Peru. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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