A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 59 kilometers (37 miles) from Puerto Santa in Peru. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000dg8u. Unique identifier: us7000dg8u. Exact location of earthquake, -79.096° West, -9.2857° South, depth 50.66 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/03/21 / 2021-03-06 00:09:50 / March 6, 2021 @ 12:09 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 00:09:50 / 12:09 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 50.66 km (31 miles).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Chimbote, Coishco, Puerto Santa (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from Chimbote (c. 317 000 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Coishco (c. 15 100 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Puerto Santa (c. 14 100 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 59 km WSW of Puerto Santa, Peru. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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