A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Buenos Aires in Peru on Saturday. The temblor was picked up at 17:28:56 / 5:28 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 74.24 km (46 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 74.24 km, -80.0844° West, -5.2906° South. All ids that are associated to the event: us10005cme. Unique identifier: us10005cme. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/04/16 / 2016-04-09 22:28:56 / April 9, 2016 @ 10:28 pm.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sechura, Olmos, Ayabaca. Nearby country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 62 km (38 miles) from Piura (c. 325 500 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Sullana (c. 160 800 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Chulucanas (c. 68 800 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Catacaos (c. 57 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from La Unión (c. 34 800 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Tambo Grande (c. 30 000 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 13 km WSW of Buenos Aires, Peru. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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