A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from La Breita in Peru. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 34 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us2000br8k. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000br8k. Global time and date of event 19/11/17 / 2017-11-19 03:35:48 / November 19, 2017 @ 3:35 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 34 km, -80.6979° West, -4.2698° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 22:35:48 / 10:35 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Salinera Colán, Macará, Celica (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Sullana (c. 160 800 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Tumbes (c. 109 200 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Talara (c. 99 100 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Tambo Grande (c. 30 000 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Marcavelica (c. 25 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Querecotillo (c. 25 400 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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