A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 58 kilometers (36 miles) from Huarmey in Peru. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 60.84 km (38 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -78.6759 West, latitude -9.9785 South, depth = 60.84 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600040ph. Id of event: us600040ph. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:58:15 / 11:58 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/06/19 / 2019-06-08 04:58:15 / June 8, 2019 @ 4:58 am.
Nearby country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Huarmey. Epicenter of the earthquake was 58 km (36 miles) from Huarmey (c. 16 200 pop).
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. 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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 58 km W of Huarmey, Peru. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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