A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 54 km SSE of Acari, Peru (34 miles) on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 14:08:47 / 2:08 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 09/04/18 / 2018-04-09 19:08:47 / April 9, 2018 @ 7:08 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -74.3944° West, latitude -15.8789° South, depth = 51.61 km. Event id: us2000dx1x. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000dx1x. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 51.61 km (32 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 54 km SSE of Acari, Peru.
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