A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Paramonga in Peru on Monday. Event id: us2000j10e. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000j10e. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 07/01/19 / 2019-01-07 05:52:33 / January 7, 2019 @ 5:52 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 00:52:33 / 12:52 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 59.55 km (37 miles). Exact location, longitude -78.167° West, latitude -10.5987° South, depth = 59.55 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Huacho, Hualmay, Huaura. Close country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 83 km (52 miles) from Huacho (c. 54 500 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Barranca (c. 46 300 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Paramonga (c. 27 600 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Hualmay (c. 26 700 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Huaura (c. 20 700 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Huarmey (c. 16 200 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Supe (c. 13 700 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 eight 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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