A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 64 kilometers (40 miles) from Morrope in Peru. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/05/18 / 2018-05-25 14:21:33 / May 25, 2018 @ 2:21 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 09:21:33 / 9:21 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000ec1p. Unique identifier: us1000ec1p. Exact location, longitude -80.563° West, latitude -6.3457° South, depth = 73.96 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 73.96 km (46 miles).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Santa Rosa, Chiclayo, Sechura (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Event epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Chiclayo (c. 577 400 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Lambayeque (c. 43 700 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Ferreñafe (c. 34 400 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Sechura (c. 23 000 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Pimentel (c. 15 600 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 10 600 pop).
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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 64 km WNW of Morrope, Peru.
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