A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Mala in Peru. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 48.14 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). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000jk8w. Id of event: us1000jk8w. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -76.5864 West, latitude -12.637 South, depth = 48.14 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:50:30 / 7:50 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/03/19 / 2019-03-22 12:50:30 / March 22, 2019 @ 12:50 pm.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Callao, Santa Eulalia, Lima. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Lima (c. 7 737 000 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Callao (c. 813 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Surco (c. 251 600 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Chosica (c. 88 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from San Isidro (c. 68 300 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Imperial (c. 32 300 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Nuevo Imperial (c. 32 300 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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