A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Chancay in Peru. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 64.31 km (40 miles). The temblor was picked up at 16:47:34 / 4:47 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 12/11/19 / 2019-11-12 21:47:34 / November 12, 2019 @ 9:47 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -77.2262 West, latitude -11.7638 South, depth = 64.31 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60006avj. Id of event: us60006avj. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Huaura, Caleta de Carquín, Hualmay. Epicenter of the event was 38 km (23 miles) from Lima (c. 7 737 000 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Callao (c. 813 300 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Surco (c. 251 600 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Chosica (c. 88 600 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from San Isidro (c. 68 300 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Huaral (c. 62 200 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 21 km SSE of Chancay, Peru. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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