A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Callao in Peru. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -77.3447 West, latitude -12.2084 South, depth = 38.96 km. Unique identifier: us10007ttd. Ids that are associated to the event: us10007ttd. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 38.96 km (24 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/01/17 / 2017-01-17 23:44:20 / January 17, 2017 @ 11:44 pm. The 3.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:44:20 / 6:44 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 39 km (24 miles) from Lima (c. 7 737 000 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Callao (c. 813 300 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Surco (c. 251 600 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Chosica (c. 88 600 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from San Isidro (c. 68 300 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Huaral (c. 62 200 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santa Eulalia, Huaral, Asentamiento Humano Nicolas de Pierola (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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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