A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Chancay in Peru. The temblor was detected at 20:58:45 / 8:58 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us60009cxg. Ids that are associated to the event: us60009cxg. Exact location, longitude -77.204° West, latitude -11.8062° South, depth = 47.47 km. Global time and date of event 25/04/20 / 2020-04-25 01:58:45 / April 25, 2020 @ 1:58 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 47.47 km (29 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 33 km (20 miles) from Lima (c. 7 737 000 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Callao (c. 813 300 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Surco (c. 251 600 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Chosica (c. 88 600 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from San Isidro (c. 68 300 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Huaral (c. 62 200 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hualmay, Huacho, San Bartolo (min 5000 pop).
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. 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.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 26 km SSE of Chancay, Peru.
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