A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Chancay in Peru. Exact location of event, depth 35 km, -77.5655° West, -11.829° South. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us600062sa. Ids that are associated to the event: us600062sa. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/10/19 / 2019-10-25 02:35:57 / October 25, 2019 @ 2:35 am. The temblor was detected at 21:35:57 / 9:35 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the event was 63 km (39 miles) from Lima (c. 7 737 000 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Callao (c. 813 300 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Surco (c. 251 600 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Chosica (c. 88 600 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from San Isidro (c. 68 300 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Huaral (c. 62 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Asentamiento Humano Nicolas de Pierola, Chosica, Végueta.
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 struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 43 km SW of Chancay, Peru.
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