A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Papayal in Peru. All ids that are associated to the event: us20009lzf. Unique identifier: us20009lzf. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 95.45 km (59 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 15:34:50 / 3:34 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -80.6966° West, -4.137° South, depth 95.45 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/06/17 / 2017-06-06 20:34:50 / June 6, 2017 @ 8:34 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Huaquillas, Aguas Verdes, Macará. Nearby country/countries, Ecuador (c. 14 791 000 pop), Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Sullana (c. 160 800 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Tumbes (c. 109 200 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Talara (c. 99 100 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Huaquillas (c. 39 800 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Marcavelica (c. 25 600 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Querecotillo (c. 25 400 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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