A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Santa Eulalia in Peru. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:21:02 / 10:21 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -76.9286 West, latitude -11.6525 South, depth = 72.15 km. Id of earthquake: us20007gdz. Event ids that are associated: us20007gdz. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 72.15 km (45 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/10/16 / 2016-10-24 15:21:02 / October 24, 2016 @ 3:21 pm.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Morococha, San Bartolo, Sayán (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 45 km (28 miles) from Lima (c. 7 737 000 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Callao (c. 813 300 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Surco (c. 251 600 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Chosica (c. 88 600 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from San Isidro (c. 68 300 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Huaral (c. 62 200 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 34 km NW of Santa Eulalia, Peru.
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