A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Orcopampa in Peru. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 182.78 km (114 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -72.054 West, latitude -15.1406 South, depth = 182.78 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us6000dduy. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dduy. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:01:57 / 9:01 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/02/21 / 2021-02-02 09:01:57 / February 2, 2021 @ 9:01 am.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 34 km (21 miles) from Orcopampa (c. 5 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Orcopampa.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. 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: 33 km ENE of Orcopampa, Peru.
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