A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Callao in Peru. Exact location of event, depth 59.83 km, -77.4182° West, -12.1478° South. The epicenter was at a depth of 59.83 km (37 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000jhb1. Id of event: us1000jhb1. The 3.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:43:18 / 8:43 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/03/19 / 2019-03-16 13:43:18 / March 16, 2019 @ 1:43 pm.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santa Eulalia, Chilca, Asentamiento Humano Nicolas de Pierola (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 44 km (27 miles) from Lima (c. 7 737 000 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Callao (c. 813 300 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Surco (c. 251 600 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Chosica (c. 88 600 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from San Isidro (c. 68 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Huaral (c. 62 200 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 30 km WSW of Callao, Peru.
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