A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Pisco in Peru. Exact location of event, longitude -76.2794 West, latitude -13.5412 South, depth = 50.78 km. The temblor was detected at 21:28:19 / 9:28 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us1000hb3e. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hb3e. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 07/10/18 / 2018-10-07 02:28:19 / October 7, 2018 @ 2:28 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 50.78 km (32 miles).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Los Aquijes, Ica, San Juan Bautista. Event epicenter was 83 km (52 miles) from Ica (c. 246 800 pop), 22 km (13 miles) from Chincha Alta (c. 153 100 pop), 20 km (13 miles) from Pisco (c. 61 900 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Imperial (c. 32 300 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Nuevo Imperial (c. 32 300 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from San Vicente de Cañete (c. 25 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 18 km NNW of Pisco, Peru. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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