A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 67 kilometers (42 miles) from Minas de Marcona in Peru. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:03:33 / 11:03 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -75.7237 West, latitude -15.0871 South, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000dcp4. Unique identifier: us6000dcp4. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 20/01/21 / 2021-01-20 23:03:33 / January 20, 2021 @ 11:03 pm UTC/GMT.
Event epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Nazca (c. 23 600 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Minas de Marcona (c. 15 500 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Palpa (c. 5 900 pop). Close country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Nazca, Palpa, Minas de Marcona (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 67 km WNW of Minas de Marcona, Peru.
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