A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Barranca in Peru on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 25/01/18 / 2018-01-25 22:03:35 / January 25, 2018 @ 10:03 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -76.5321 West, latitude -4.8509 South, depth = 41.43 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000cph9. Unique identifier: us2000cph9. The temblor was detected at 17:03:35 / 5:03 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 41.43 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquake epicenter was 16 km (10 miles) from Barranca (c. 5 800 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Barranca (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 18 km E of Barranca, Peru.
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