A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Chilca in Peru. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 10:46:01 / 10:46 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us100088rl. Unique identifier: us100088rl. Exact location, longitude -76.8277° West, latitude -12.6783° South, depth = 41.74 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 41.74 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 13/03/17 / 2017-03-13 15:46:01 / March 13, 2017 @ 3:46 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Santa Eulalia, Asentamiento Humano Nicolas de Pierola, Chosica (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Lima (c. 7 737 000 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Callao (c. 813 300 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Surco (c. 251 600 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Chosica (c. 88 600 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from San Isidro (c. 68 300 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Imperial (c. 32 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 two and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 19 km SSW of Chilca, Peru.
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