A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Santiago in Peru on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 49.87 km (31 miles). Unique identifier: us20005dw4. Ids that are associated to the event: us20005dw4. The temblor was picked up at 03:56:58 / 3:56 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/03/16 / 2016-03-27 08:56:58 / March 27, 2016 @ 8:56 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -75.8138 West, latitude -14.3314 South, depth = 49.87 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Clemente, Pisco, Villa Tupac Amaru (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 31 km (19 miles) from Ica (c. 246 800 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Pisco (c. 61 900 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from San Clemente (c. 15 800 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Villa Tupac Amaru (c. 11 200 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Santiago (c. 10 400 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Subtanjalla (c. 9 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 19 km SW of Santiago, Peru.
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