A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Mazamari in Peru. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000cytx. Unique identifier: us2000cytx. Exact location, longitude -74.2988° West, latitude -11.2613° South, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/01/18 / 2018-01-27 21:19:48 / January 27, 2018 @ 9:19 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 16:19:48 / 4:19 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Satipo, Mazamari (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 37 km (23 miles) from Satipo (c. 15 500 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Mazamari (c. 6 800 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 26 km ENE of Mazamari, Peru. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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