A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) strikes 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Cocachacra in Peru on Wednesday. The temblor was detected at 18:17:05 / 6:17 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/09/20 / 2020-09-09 18:17:05 / September 9, 2020 @ 6:17 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 70.95 km (44 miles). Event id: us7000bkj1. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bkj1. Exact location of event, longitude -76.5299 West, latitude -12.0059 South, depth = 70.95 km.
Epicenter of the event was 54 km (34 miles) from Lima (c. 7 737 000 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Callao (c. 813 300 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Surco (c. 251 600 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Chosica (c. 88 600 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from San Isidro (c. 68 300 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Mala (c. 17 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mala, Callao, Morococha. Close country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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