A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Callao in Peru. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 01/03/17 / 2017-03-01 09:10:47 / March 1, 2017 @ 9:10 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 04:10:47 / 4:10 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -77.3782° West, -12.1785° South, depth 35 km. Id of earthquake: us100086dw. Event ids that are associated: us100086dw.
Country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 41 km (25 miles) from Lima (c. 7 737 000 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Callao (c. 813 300 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Surco (c. 251 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Chosica (c. 88 600 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from San Isidro (c. 68 300 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Huaral (c. 62 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santa Eulalia, Chilca, Huaral (min 5000 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 struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 27 km WSW of Callao, Peru. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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