A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Yanaoca in Peru. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000dhn2. Unique identifier: us7000dhn2. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:57:03 / 10:57 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -71.4233° West, -14.1878° South. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/03/21 / 2021-03-10 10:57:03 / March 10, 2021 @ 10:57 am.
The epicenter was 23 km (14 miles) from Sicuani (c. 33 600 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Urcos (c. 5 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Urcos, Sicuani.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 3 km NNE of Yanaoca, Peru. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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