A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from San Ramon in Peru. Exact location of event, longitude -75.3784 West, latitude -11.1281 South, depth = 101.69 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/09/17 / 2017-09-01 18:16:30 / September 1, 2017 @ 6:16 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 101.69 km (63 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:16:30 / 1:16 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000arla. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000arla.
Earthquake epicenter was 47 km (29 miles) from Tarma (c. 51 400 pop), 72 km (44 miles) from La Oroya (c. 33 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Jauja (c. 21 100 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Satipo (c. 15 500 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Junín (c. 15 300 pop), 2 km (1 miles) from San Ramón (c. 14 700 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Oxapampa (c. 12 000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mazamari, San Agustin, San Jerónimo (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 2 km WSW of San Ramon, Peru.
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