A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 68 kilometers (42 miles) from Paramonga in Peru. Unique identifier: us2000hay6. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000hay6. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -78.4613 West, latitude -10.6332 South, depth = 51.4 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 51.4 km (32 miles). The temblor was detected at 03:28:09 / 3:28 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 08/09/18 / 2018-09-08 08:28:09 / September 8, 2018 @ 8:28 am UTC/GMT.
Country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Supe, Puerto Supe, Barranca. Epicenter of the event was 77 km (48 miles) from Barranca (c. 46 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Paramonga (c. 27 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Huarmey (c. 16 200 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Supe (c. 13 700 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Pativilca (c. 13 600 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Puerto Supe (c. 11 500 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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