A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 44 kilometers (27 miles) from Camana in Peru. Exact location, longitude -73.11° West, latitude -16.73° South, depth = 15 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 28/09/15 / 2015-09-28 04:31:22 / September 28, 2015 @ 4:31 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 15 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us10003jn3. Unique identifier: us10003jn3. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:31:22 / 11:31 pm (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 44 km (27 miles) from Camaná (c. 16 400 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Camaná.
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 fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 44 km WSW of Camana, Peru. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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