A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 50 kilometers (31 miles) from Pisco in Peru. The epicenter was at a depth of 19.83 km (12 miles). Event id: us20003hsy. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20003hsy. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 19.83 km, -76.6711° West, -13.5908° South. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/09/15 / 2015-09-10 16:43:59 / September 10, 2015 @ 4:43 pm. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:43:59 / 11:43 am (local time epicenter).
Close 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 Quilmaná, Nuevo Imperial, Imperial. The epicenter was 62 km (38 miles) from Chincha Alta (c. 153 100 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Pisco (c. 61 900 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from Imperial (c. 32 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Nuevo Imperial (c. 32 300 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from San Vicente de Cañete (c. 25 500 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from San Clemente (c. 15 800 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Villa Tupac Amaru (c. 11 200 pop).
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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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