A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was reported 50 kilometers (31 miles) from Mala in Peru on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 45.54 km (28 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/08/18 / 2018-08-17 07:05:47 / August 17, 2018 @ 7:05 am. Exact location of event, longitude -76.9834 West, latitude -12.9626 South, depth = 45.54 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000gb9b. Unique identifier: us1000gb9b. The temblor was picked up at 02:05:47 / 2:05 am (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Imperial (c. 32 300 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Nuevo Imperial (c. 32 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from San Vicente de Cañete (c. 25 500 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Mala (c. 17 300 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Chilca (c. 12 900 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Nuevo Imperial, Imperial, San Bartolo (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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