A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Chilca in Peru. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35.95 km (22 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/06/17 / 2017-06-30 08:36:25 / June 30, 2017 @ 8:36 am. Exact location of event, depth 35.95 km, -77.1025° West, -12.58° South. Event id: us100098fh. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100098fh. The temblor was reported at 03:36:25 / 3:36 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santa Eulalia, Quilmaná, Asentamiento Humano Nicolas de Pierola. Earthquake epicenter was 60 km (37 miles) from Lima (c. 7 737 000 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Callao (c. 813 300 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Surco (c. 251 600 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Chosica (c. 88 600 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from San Isidro (c. 68 300 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Mala (c. 17 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 40 km W of Chilca, Peru.
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