A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 74 kilometers (46 miles) from Pangoa in Peru. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 48.55 km (30 miles). Id of earthquake: us20008iyq. Event ids that are associated: us20008iyq. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/01/17 / 2017-01-28 12:22:14 / January 28, 2017 @ 12:22 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 07:22:14 / 7:22 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -73.2052 West, latitude -11.4721 South, depth = 48.55 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from Pangoa (c. 6 600 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pangoa (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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