A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Papayal in Peru on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 57.26 km (36 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 23:27:43 / 11:27 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 08/06/17 / 2017-06-08 04:27:43 / June 8, 2017 @ 4:27 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us20009mng. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009mng. Exact location of event, depth 57.26 km, -80.4516° West, -4.0532° South.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 54 km (34 miles) from Tumbes (c. 109 200 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 41 800 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Huaquillas (c. 39 800 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Marcavelica (c. 25 600 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Querecotillo (c. 25 400 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from La Breita (c. 17 700 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Piñas (c. 17 000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Ecuador (c. 14 791 000 pop), Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Marcavelica, Piñas, Salitral (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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