A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 61 kilometers (38 miles) from Barranca in Peru. The temblor was picked up at 06:27:12 / 6:27 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 17/07/18 / 2018-07-17 11:27:12 / July 17, 2018 @ 11:27 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 35 km, -77.2157° West, -5.0273° South. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000g6y7. Id of event: us2000g6y7.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Barranca. Epicenter of the earthquake was 64 km (40 miles) from Barranca (c. 5 800 pop).
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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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