A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 60 kilometers (37 miles) from Barranca in Peru on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -77.1082° West, latitude -4.4668° South, depth = 45.86 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 45.86 km (28 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us70009j35. Unique identifier: us70009j35. Global time and date of event 17/05/20 / 2020-05-17 19:27:12 / May 17, 2020 @ 7:27 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 14:27:12 / 2:27 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Barranca (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). The epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Barranca (c. 5 800 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 have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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