A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 41 kilometers (25 miles) from Sechura in Peru. Id of earthquake: us2000d33r. Event ids that are associated: us2000d33r. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/02/18 / 2018-02-16 08:01:26 / February 16, 2018 @ 8:01 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 03:01:26 / 3:01 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -80.9766 West, latitude -5.902 South, depth = 25 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 25 km (16 miles).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Salinera Colán, Paita, Piura. Event epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Piura (c. 325 500 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Catacaos (c. 57 300 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Paita (c. 56 200 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from La Unión (c. 34 800 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Sechura (c. 23 000 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Salinera Colán (c. 14 200 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Vice (c. 12 900 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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