A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 74 kilometers (46 miles) from Santiago de Cao in Peru on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:07:52 / 8:07 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 13/09/20 / 2020-09-13 08:07:52 / September 13, 2020 @ 8:07 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -79.8102° West, latitude -8.3167° South, depth = 43.98 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 43.98 km (27 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bmn1. Id of event: us7000bmn1.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 89 km (55 miles) from Trujillo (c. 747 500 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Chocope (c. 32 400 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Moche (c. 22 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Santiago de Cao (c. 22 000 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Paiján (c. 21 100 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Chicama (c. 14 900 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Salaverry (c. 10 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Salaverry, Chicama, Moche (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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