A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Sechura in Peru. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 32.87 km (20 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000hcw2. Unique identifier: us1000hcw2. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -81.0922 West, latitude -5.6338 South, depth = 32.87 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:47:52 / 9:47 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 10/10/18 / 2018-10-10 02:47:52 / October 10, 2018 @ 2:47 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sullana, La Huaca, Piura (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 71 km (44 miles) from Piura (c. 325 500 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Sullana (c. 160 800 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Catacaos (c. 57 300 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Paita (c. 56 200 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from La Unión (c. 34 800 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Sechura (c. 23 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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