Magnitude 4.7 earthquake strikes close to Camaná, Peru
Tue, 24 Nov 2020, 20:57
20:57 PM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
4.7 quake Close to Coast of Peru 24 Nov 3.21 pm (GMT -5)
Simply 36 minutes in the past, a 4.7-magnitude earthquake struck close to Atico, Peru. The tremor was recorded early afternoon on Tuesday 24 November 2020 at 3.21 pm native time, at a reasonably shallow depth of 38 km under the floor.
The occasion was filed by the German Analysis Centre for Geosciences (GFZ), the primary seismological company to report it.
A second report was later issued by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), which listed it as a magnitude 4.7 earthquake as effectively.
Based mostly on the preliminary seismic knowledge, the quake was in all probability felt by many individuals within the space of the epicenter. It shouldn’t have brought on important injury, apart from objects falling from cabinets, damaged home windows, and so on. Weak shaking may need been felt in Atico (pop. 200) situated 14 km from the epicenter, Pescadores (pop. 300) 38 km away, Urasqui (pop. 200) 39 km away, Piuca (pop. 400) 40 km away, La Planchada (pop. 500) 41 km away, Ispacas (pop. 800) 77 km away, San Jacinto (pop. 900) 99 km away, and Camaná (pop. 16,400) 100 km away.
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Date & time: Tue, 24 Nov 20:21 UTC
Depth: 28.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.2922°S / 73.7086°W
Main knowledge supply: IGP