A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 58 kilometers (36 miles) from Mala in Peru on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -77.0719 West, latitude -12.9582 South, depth = 36.04 km. The temblor was picked up at 03:27:17 / 3:27 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 36.04 km (22 miles). Event id: us7000clyn. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000clyn. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/12/20 / 2020-12-02 03:27:17 / December 2, 2020 @ 3:27 am.
Earthquake epicenter was 91 km (57 miles) from Surco (c. 251 600 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from San Isidro (c. 68 300 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Nuevo Imperial (c. 32 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Imperial (c. 32 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from San Vicente de Cañete (c. 25 500 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Mala (c. 17 300 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Chilca (c. 12 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Isidro, Surco, Nuevo Imperial (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 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 two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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