A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was reported 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Callao in Peru on Monday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/09/17 / 2017-09-26 00:54:15 / September 26, 2017 @ 12:54 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000aur8. Unique identifier: us2000aur8. The temblor was reported at 19:54:15 / 7:54 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 36.79 km, -77.579° West, -12.061° South. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 36.79 km (23 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Santa María, Huaral, Chancay. Country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 60 km (37 miles) from Lima (c. 7 737 000 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Callao (c. 813 300 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Surco (c. 251 600 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from San Isidro (c. 68 300 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Huaral (c. 62 200 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Chancay (c. 27 000 pop).
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 thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 46 km W of Callao, Peru. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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