A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Iray in Peru. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us7000dgk2. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000dgk2. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/03/21 / 2021-03-06 17:19:10 / March 6, 2021 @ 5:19 pm. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:19:10 / 5:19 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude -72.4651° West, latitude -15.9041° South, depth = 10 km.
Nearby country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yura, Camaná, Orcopampa. The epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Camaná (c. 16 400 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Lluta (c. 6 000 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Yura (c. 5 700 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Orcopampa (c. 5 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 17 km ESE of Iray, Peru.
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