A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 70 kilometers (43 miles) from Huanchaquito Alto in Peru. The temblor was detected at 11:29:08 / 11:29 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us6000c4pu. Event ids that are associated: us6000c4pu. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/10/20 / 2020-10-02 11:29:08 / October 2, 2020 @ 11:29 am. Exact location of event, depth 35 km, -79.5818° West, -8.5056° South.
Nearby country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 75 km (46 miles) from Trujillo (c. 747 500 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Chocope (c. 32 400 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Laredo (c. 24 700 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Moche (c. 22 600 pop), 72 km (44 miles) from Santiago de Cao (c. 22 000 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Paiján (c. 21 100 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Virú (c. 20 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Virú, Paiján, Chocope (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 70 km SW of Huanchaquito Alto, Peru. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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