A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 60 kilometers (37 miles) from Paramonga in Peru. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 16/01/21 / 2021-01-16 19:44:22 / January 16, 2021 @ 7:44 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000d35u. Unique identifier: us7000d35u. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 53.55 km (33 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:44:22 / 7:44 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 53.55 km, -78.3817° West, -10.7114° South.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 67 km (42 miles) from Barranca (c. 46 300 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Paramonga (c. 27 600 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Hualmay (c. 26 700 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Huaura (c. 20 700 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Huarmey (c. 16 200 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Supe (c. 13 700 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Huaura, Hualmay, Caleta de Carquín.
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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