A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Oyon in Peru on Friday. The temblor was detected at 12:41:43 / 12:41 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us20009y3u. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009y3u. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 119.14 km (74 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 14/07/17 / 2017-07-14 17:41:43 / July 14, 2017 @ 5:41 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 119.14 km, -77.0692° West, -10.8193° South.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 90 km (56 miles) from Cerro de Pasco (c. 78 900 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Huaral (c. 62 200 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Huacho (c. 54 500 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Barranca (c. 46 300 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Chaupimarca (c. 28 700 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Paramonga (c. 27 600 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cerro de Pasco, San Miguel de Cauri, Tinyahuarco (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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