A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 90 kilometers (56 miles) from Barranca in Peru on Saturday. Exact location of event, depth 37.08 km, -77.426° West, -4.4671° South. Exact time and date of earthquake 08/02/20 / 2020-02-08 09:57:05 / February 8, 2020 @ 9:57 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 04:57:05 / 4:57 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 37.08 km (23 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us70007q5q. Ids that are associated to the event: us70007q5q.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Barranca. Country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Barranca (c. 5 800 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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