A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Pisco in Peru. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000jaaz. Unique identifier: us1000jaaz. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 38.92 km (24 miles). The temblor was detected at 06:03:02 / 6:03 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/03/19 / 2019-03-04 11:03:02 / March 4, 2019 @ 11:03 am. Exact location of event, longitude -76.5554 West, latitude -13.5377 South, depth = 38.92 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Quilmaná, Imperial, Nuevo Imperial. Event epicenter was 48 km (30 miles) from Chincha Alta (c. 153 100 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Pisco (c. 61 900 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Imperial (c. 32 300 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Nuevo Imperial (c. 32 300 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from San Vicente de Cañete (c. 25 500 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from San Clemente (c. 15 800 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Villa Tupac Amaru (c. 11 200 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop).
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 nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 40 km WNW of Pisco, Peru.
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