A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 21 kilometers (13 miles) from San Bartolo in Peru on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 18:06:11 / 6:06 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -76.6148 West, latitude -12.2747 South, depth = 75.51 km. Event id: us60007lul. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007lul. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 75.51 km (47 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 31/01/20 / 2020-01-31 23:06:11 / January 31, 2020 @ 11:06 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquake epicenter was 52 km (32 miles) from Lima (c. 7 737 000 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Callao (c. 813 300 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Surco (c. 251 600 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Chosica (c. 88 600 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from San Isidro (c. 68 300 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Imperial (c. 32 300 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Nuevo Imperial (c. 32 300 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Nuevo Imperial, San Vicente de Cañete, Imperial (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 21 km ENE of San Bartolo, Peru.
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