A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 188 km NNE of Barranca, Peru (117 miles) on Sunday. Id of earthquake: us2000cm2x. Event ids that are associated: us2000cm2x. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 127.82 km (79 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 02:30:58 / 2:30 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -75.9037° West, -3.3259° South, depth 127.82 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/01/18 / 2018-01-21 07:30:58 / January 21, 2018 @ 7:30 am.
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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 188 km NNE of Barranca, Peru.
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