A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 55 kilometers (34 miles) from Santa Eulalia in Peru. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 44.89 km (28 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -76.7084° West, -11.3478° South, depth 44.89 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us1000h3i7. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000h3i7. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/09/18 / 2018-09-27 22:00:21 / September 27, 2018 @ 10:00 pm. The temblor was reported at 17:00:21 / 5:00 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yanahuanca, Surco, San Isidro (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Lima (c. 7 737 000 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Callao (c. 813 300 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Surco (c. 251 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Chosica (c. 88 600 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Cerro de Pasco (c. 78 900 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from San Isidro (c. 68 300 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Huaral (c. 62 200 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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