A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Chepen in Peru on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 65.3 km (41 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -79.3187° West, -7.2611° South, depth 65.3 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:11:33 / 5:11 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us70009f9w. Unique identifier: us70009f9w. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/05/20 / 2020-05-13 10:11:33 / May 13, 2020 @ 10:11 am UTC/GMT.
Country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Chiclayo (c. 577 400 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Cajamarca (c. 135 000 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Lambayeque (c. 43 700 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Picsi (c. 43 600 pop), 12 km (8 miles) from Chepén (c. 42 000 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Zaña (c. 39 200 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Ferreñafe (c. 34 400 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cajamarca, Lambayeque, Ferreñafe (min 5000 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days two 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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