A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Zorritos in Peru. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/07/15 / 2015-07-11 22:55:53 / July 11, 2015 @ 10:55 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us20002wuw. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20002wuw. The temblor was picked up at 17:55:53 / 5:55 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 52.66 km (33 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -80.6216 West, latitude -3.8673 South, depth = 52.66 km.
The epicenter was 38 km (24 miles) from Tumbes (c. 109 200 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 41 800 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Huaquillas (c. 39 800 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from La Breita (c. 17 700 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Zarumilla (c. 16 900 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Macará (c. 13 000 pop), 22 km (13 miles) from Zorritos (c. 12 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Las Lomas, Puerto Bolívar, Macará (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Ecuador (c. 14 791 000 pop), Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 21 km SSE of Zorritos, Peru. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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