A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Mala in Peru on Wednesday. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:48:12 / 4:48 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 56.36 km (35 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009q61. Id of event: us20009q61. Exact location of event, longitude -76.6837 West, latitude -12.7202 South, depth = 56.36 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/06/17 / 2017-06-28 09:48:12 / June 28, 2017 @ 9:48 am.
Epicenter of the event was 84 km (52 miles) from Lima (c. 7 737 000 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Callao (c. 813 300 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Surco (c. 251 600 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Chosica (c. 88 600 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from San Isidro (c. 68 300 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Imperial (c. 32 300 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santa Eulalia, Callao, 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 one and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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