A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Tumbes in Peru on Monday. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000hihf. Unique identifier: us1000hihf. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 47.61 km (30 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:20:51 / 7:20 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 29/10/18 / 2018-10-29 12:20:51 / October 29, 2018 @ 12:20 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -80.3571° West, -3.6787° South, depth 47.61 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Macará, Máncora, Catacocha (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Ecuador (c. 14 791 000 pop), Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). The epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Machala (c. 198 100 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Tumbes (c. 109 200 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Pasaje (c. 44 900 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Santa Rosa (c. 41 800 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Huaquillas (c. 39 800 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from La Breita (c. 17 700 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Piñas (c. 17 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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