A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Chilca in Peru. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 46.63 km (29 miles). The temblor was reported at 00:33:24 / 12:33 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us10005zi6. Unique identifier: us10005zi6. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/07/16 / 2016-07-01 05:33:24 / July 1, 2016 @ 5:33 am. Exact location of event, depth 46.63 km, -77.0346° West, -12.6367° South.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Imperial, Asentamiento Humano Nicolas de Pierola, San Vicente de Cañete (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 66 km (41 miles) from Lima (c. 7 737 000 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Callao (c. 813 300 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Surco (c. 251 600 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Chosica (c. 88 600 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from San Isidro (c. 68 300 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Imperial (c. 32 300 pop). Close country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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