A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Mala in Peru. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 57.27 km (36 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/10/16 / 2016-10-27 00:31:36 / October 27, 2016 @ 12:31 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us10007283. Unique identifier: us10007283. The temblor was detected at 19:31:36 / 7:31 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -76.6573 West, latitude -12.8141 South, depth = 57.27 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Lima, Santa María, San Luis. Close country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 95 km (59 miles) from Lima (c. 7 737 000 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Surco (c. 251 600 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Chincha Alta (c. 153 100 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from San Isidro (c. 68 300 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Imperial (c. 32 300 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Nuevo Imperial (c. 32 300 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from San Vicente de Cañete (c. 25 500 pop).
Every 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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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