A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 20 kilometers (12 miles) from San Vicente de Canete in Peru on Monday. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:58:29 / 6:58 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 63.94 km (40 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us100040b4. Unique identifier: us100040b4. Exact location of earthquake, -76.4814° West, -13.2329° South, depth 63.94 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/11/15 / 2015-11-16 11:58:29 / November 16, 2015 @ 11:58 am.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Chilca, Mala, Villa Tupac Amaru. Epicenter of the earthquake was 43 km (26 miles) from Chincha Alta (c. 153 100 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Pisco (c. 61 900 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Imperial (c. 32 300 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Nuevo Imperial (c. 32 300 pop), 20 km (13 miles) from San Vicente de Cañete (c. 25 500 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Mala (c. 17 300 pop). Close 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 one and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 20 km SSW of San Vicente de Canete, Peru.
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