A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 100 km SW of Islay (Matarani), Peru (62 miles). The temblor was picked up at 01:40:51 / 1:40 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000degb. Id of event: us7000degb. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -72.6412 West, latitude -17.7372 South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/03/21 / 2021-03-01 01:40:51 / March 1, 2021 @ 1:40 am.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 100 km SW of Islay (Matarani), Peru. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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