A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was reported 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Ascope in Peru on Monday. Exact location of earthquake, -78.8945° West, -7.7818° South, depth 75.13 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 22/01/18 / 2018-01-22 07:50:35 / January 22, 2018 @ 7:50 am UTC/GMT. The 3.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:50:35 / 2:50 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 75.13 km (47 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000cmrj. Unique identifier: us2000cmrj.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pacasmayo, Chepén, Cajamarca (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 40 km (25 miles) from Trujillo (c. 747 500 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Cajamarca (c. 135 000 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Chepén (c. 42 000 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Chocope (c. 32 400 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Pacasmayo (c. 29 200 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Laredo (c. 24 700 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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