A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 41 kilometers (25 miles) from Barranca in Peru. Id of earthquake: us20008umq. Event ids that are associated: us20008umq. Exact location of earthquake, -77.0049° West, -4.6111° South, depth 24.34 km. Global time and date of event 25/03/17 / 2017-03-25 18:06:46 / March 25, 2017 @ 6:06 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 24.34 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:06:46 / 1:06 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the event was 44 km (27 miles) from Barranca (c. 5 800 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Barranca (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 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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