A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Callao in Peru. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/10/17 / 2017-10-23 00:09:14 / October 23, 2017 @ 12:09 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 41.04 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 41.04 km, -77.2423° West, -12.3498° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:09:14 / 7:09 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us1000avsu. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000avsu.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Chancay, Santa Eulalia, Mala (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 41 km (26 miles) from Lima (c. 7 737 000 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Callao (c. 813 300 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Surco (c. 251 600 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Chosica (c. 88 600 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from San Isidro (c. 68 300 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Chancay (c. 27 000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Every 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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. 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: 32 km SSW of Callao, Peru.
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