A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Piura in Peru. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/05/16 / 2016-05-27 13:27:33 / May 27, 2016 @ 1:27 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us20005z5v. Unique identifier: us20005z5v. Exact location of earthquake, -80.8124° West, -5.1163° South, depth 35 km. The temblor was detected at 08:27:33 / 8:27 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Las Lomas, Talara, Chulucanas (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 22 km (13 miles) from Piura (c. 325 500 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Sullana (c. 160 800 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Talara (c. 99 100 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Chulucanas (c. 68 800 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Catacaos (c. 57 300 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Paita (c. 56 200 pop). Close country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 21 km WNW of Piura, Peru.
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