A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Matucana in Peru. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/11/17 / 2017-11-24 16:15:52 / November 24, 2017 @ 4:15 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -76.1917 West, latitude -12.1334 South, depth = 90.14 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 90.14 km (56 miles). Event id: us2000btzs. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000btzs. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 11:15:52 / 11:15 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Isidro, Quilmaná, Lima. Nearby country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 92 km (57 miles) from Lima (c. 7 737 000 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Surco (c. 251 600 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Chosica (c. 88 600 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from San Isidro (c. 68 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from La Oroya (c. 33 300 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Jauja (c. 21 100 pop).
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 ten 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.
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