A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Matucana in Peru. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/09/17 / 2017-09-14 08:19:26 / September 14, 2017 @ 8:19 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us2000am81. Event ids that are associated: us2000am81. Exact location of earthquake, -76.4481° West, -11.977° South, depth 10 km. The temblor was reported at 03:19:26 / 3:19 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was La Oroya, Mala, Callao. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 64 km (39 miles) from Lima (c. 7 737 000 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Callao (c. 813 300 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Surco (c. 251 600 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Chosica (c. 88 600 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from San Isidro (c. 68 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from La Oroya (c. 33 300 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Mala (c. 17 300 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 one and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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