A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 60 kilometers (37 miles) from Paramonga in Peru. Event id: us2000dw5w. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000dw5w. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 59.82 km (37 miles). The temblor was reported at 15:15:10 / 3:15 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 07/04/18 / 2018-04-07 20:15:10 / April 7, 2018 @ 8:15 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -78.3417 West, latitude -10.8774 South, depth = 59.82 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Huarmey, Huacho, Huaura (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Huacho (c. 54 500 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Barranca (c. 46 300 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Paramonga (c. 27 600 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Hualmay (c. 26 700 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Huaura (c. 20 700 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Huarmey (c. 16 200 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Supe (c. 13 700 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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