A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Mazamari in Peru. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/05/18 / 2018-05-14 10:34:45 / May 14, 2018 @ 10:34 am. Event id: us1000e4n7. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000e4n7. The epicenter was at a depth of 39.32 km (24 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -74.3077 West, latitude -11.2019 South, depth = 39.32 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:34:45 / 5:34 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Satipo, Mazamari (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 37 km (23 miles) from Satipo (c. 15 500 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Mazamari (c. 6 800 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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