A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Matucana in Peru. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 91.86 km (57 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/08/19 / 2019-08-05 07:48:47 / August 5, 2019 @ 7:48 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -76.422 West, latitude -11.6555 South, depth = 91.86 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:48:47 / 2:48 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us600050r7. Event ids that are associated: us600050r7.
Earthquake epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Lima (c. 7 737 000 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Callao (c. 813 300 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Surco (c. 251 600 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Chosica (c. 88 600 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from San Isidro (c. 68 300 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Huaral (c. 62 200 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Tarma (c. 51 400 pop). Close country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Acolla, Huasahuasi, Chancay (min 5000 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 have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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