A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 71 kilometers (44 miles) from Santiago in Peru. Global time and date of event 06/03/16 / 2016-03-06 15:38:23 / March 6, 2016 @ 3:38 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -76.1029° West, -14.7098° South, depth 7.44 km. The temblor was reported at 10:38:23 / 10:38 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10004wid. Event ids that are associated: us10004wid. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 7.44 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Juan Bautista, Subtanjalla, Ica (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 82 km (51 miles) from Ica (c. 246 800 pop), 72 km (44 miles) from Santiago (c. 10 400 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Subtanjalla (c. 9 100 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Los Aquijes (c. 7 800 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from San Juan Bautista (c. 6 900 pop). Close country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 71 km SW of Santiago, Peru.
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