A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 72 kilometers (45 miles) from Mollendo in Peru on Sunday. The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). The temblor was reported at 19:11:27 / 7:11 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/06/18 / 2018-06-18 00:11:27 / June 18, 2018 @ 12:11 am. Exact location, longitude -72.4723° West, latitude -17.5126° South, depth = 35 km. Unique identifier: us1000eu1u. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000eu1u.
Epicenter of the event was 73 km (45 miles) from Mollendo (c. 29 000 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Cocachacra (c. 8 800 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Punta de Bombón (c. 6 300 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cocachacra, Punta de Bombón, Mollendo (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 72 km SW of Mollendo, Peru. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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