A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Paracas in Peru on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -76.0497° West, -13.9613° South, depth 38.22 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:24:21 / 2:24 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000h79a. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000h79a. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/09/18 / 2018-09-03 19:24:21 / September 3, 2018 @ 7:24 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 38.22 km (24 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 Chincha Alta, Santiago, Los Aquijes. Earthquake epicenter was 37 km (23 miles) from Ica (c. 246 800 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Chincha Alta (c. 153 100 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Pisco (c. 61 900 pop), 35 km (21 miles) from San Clemente (c. 15 800 pop), 30 km (18 miles) from Villa Tupac Amaru (c. 11 200 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Santiago (c. 10 400 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 have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 25 km ESE of Paracas, Peru. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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