A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Sechura in Peru. Exact location of event, depth 35 km, -80.8755° West, -5.5128° South. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/10/19 / 2019-10-02 21:43:00 / October 2, 2019 @ 9:43 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005q1k. Id of event: us70005q1k. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 16:43:00 / 4:43 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 Chulucanas, Tambo Grande, Querecotillo. Epicenter of the earthquake was 44 km (28 miles) from Piura (c. 325 500 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Sullana (c. 160 800 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Chulucanas (c. 68 800 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Catacaos (c. 57 300 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Paita (c. 56 200 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from La Unión (c. 34 800 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Tambo Grande (c. 30 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 7 km NW of Sechura, Peru. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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