A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Callao in Peru. Exact location of event, longitude -77.42 West, latitude -12.11 South, depth = 44 km. The temblor was picked up at 10:44:43 / 10:44 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/07/16 / 2016-07-19 15:44:43 / July 19, 2016 @ 3:44 pm. Event id: us10006ef1. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006ef1. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 44 km (27 miles).
Country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Event epicenter was 43 km (27 miles) from Lima (c. 7 737 000 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Callao (c. 813 300 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Surco (c. 251 600 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Chosica (c. 88 600 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from San Isidro (c. 68 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Huaral (c. 62 200 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Chilca, Santa Eulalia, Asentamiento Humano Nicolas de Pierola.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 29 km W of Callao, Peru.
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