A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (mg/mb) has striked on Wednesday, 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Puerto Santa in Peru. The temblor was reported at 08:59:42 / 8:59 pm (local time epicenter) at a depth of 52.24 km (32 miles). Global time of event 2015-02-12 01:59:42 UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -79.0628 West, latitude -9.0816 South, depth 52.24 km.
Close countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). The epicenter was 53 km (33 miles) from Chimbote (c. 317 000 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Virú (c. 20 800 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Coishco (c. 15 100 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Puerto Santa (c. 14 100 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Salaverry (c. 10 100 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Salaverry, Virú, Chimbote.
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