A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 71 kilometers (44 miles) from Pimentel in Peru. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 38.73 km (24 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us6000d584. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000d584. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:14:25 / 10:14 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -80.5137 West, latitude -7.1337 South, depth = 38.73 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/01/21 / 2021-01-03 10:14:25 / January 3, 2021 @ 10:14 am.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Picsi, San José, Mórrope (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 84 km (52 miles) from Chiclayo (c. 577 400 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Lambayeque (c. 43 700 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Picsi (c. 43 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Monsefú (c. 25 700 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Pimentel (c. 15 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Eten (c. 13 700 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 71 km WSW of Pimentel, Peru.
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