A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 79 kilometers (49 miles) from San Juan in Peru on Tuesday. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000de0t. Unique identifier: us6000de0t. The temblor was reported at 22:57:55 / 10:57 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 02/02/21 / 2021-02-02 22:57:55 / February 2, 2021 @ 10:57 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -75.9016 West, latitude -15.3013 South, depth = 10 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Minas de Marcona (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 85 km (53 miles) from Minas de Marcona (c. 15 500 pop). Nearby 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 eight and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 79 km W of San Juan, Peru.
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