A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Santiago in Peru. Global time and date of event 24/09/17 / 2017-09-24 06:39:39 / September 24, 2017 @ 6:39 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 33.52 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 33.52 km, -75.5466° West, -14.3043° South. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:39:39 / 1:39 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us2000atuj. Event ids that are associated: us2000atuj.
Event epicenter was 33 km (20 miles) from Ica (c. 246 800 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Pisco (c. 61 900 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Nazca (c. 23 600 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from San Clemente (c. 15 800 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Villa Tupac Amaru (c. 11 200 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Santiago (c. 10 400 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Subtanjalla (c. 9 100 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pisco, San Clemente, Villa Tupac Amaru.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 fifteen 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.
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