A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, off the coast of central Peru (0 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -77.0647° West, -13.612° South. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us20009xsf. Unique identifier: us20009xsf. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/07/17 / 2017-07-19 01:38:02 / July 19, 2017 @ 1:38 am. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:38:02 / 1:38 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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