A minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Mollendo in Peru. Exact location of earthquake, -71.8463° West, -16.9123° South, depth 68.88 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 68.88 km (43 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000dcnq. Id of event: us1000dcnq. Global time and date of event 02/04/18 / 2018-04-02 14:10:43 / April 2, 2018 @ 2:10 pm UTC/GMT. The 3.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:10:43 / 9:10 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 66 km (41 miles) from Arequipa (c. 841 100 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Mollendo (c. 29 000 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Cocachacra (c. 8 800 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Punta de Bombón (c. 6 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Yura (c. 5 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yura, Arequipa, Punta de Bombón (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 21 km NE of Mollendo, Peru.
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