A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Rio Grande in Peru on Monday. Id of earthquake: us70003dtx. Event ids that are associated: us70003dtx. The temblor was detected at 03:07:40 / 3:07 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 29/04/19 / 2019-04-29 08:07:40 / April 29, 2019 @ 8:07 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 38.22 km (24 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -75.4838° West, -14.4458° South, depth 38.22 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 50 km (31 miles) from Ica (c. 246 800 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Nazca (c. 23 600 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Minas de Marcona (c. 15 500 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Santiago (c. 10 400 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Subtanjalla (c. 9 100 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Los Aquijes (c. 7 800 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from San Juan Bautista (c. 6 900 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Minas de Marcona, Nazca, Subtanjalla (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirteen 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 31 km WNW of Rio Grande, Peru. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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