A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Talara in Peru on Saturday. The temblor was picked up at 15:55:00 / 3:55 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10.62 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/03/18 / 2018-03-10 20:55:00 / March 10, 2018 @ 8:55 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -81.3153 West, latitude -4.8383 South, depth = 10.62 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us1000d5c4. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000d5c4.
Close country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was La Unión, Vice, Máncora (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Piura (c. 325 500 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Sullana (c. 160 800 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Talara (c. 99 100 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Catacaos (c. 57 300 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Paita (c. 56 200 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from La Unión (c. 34 800 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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