A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 91 kilometers (57 miles) from Camana in Peru. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 21:35:17 / 9:35 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 109.16 km (68 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us100075yr. Unique identifier: us100075yr. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/11/16 / 2016-11-07 02:35:17 / November 7, 2016 @ 2:35 am. Exact location of event, longitude -73.1325 West, latitude -15.8998 South, depth = 109.16 km.
Close country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 92 km (57 miles) from Camaná (c. 16 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Camaná (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 91 km NNW of Camana, Peru. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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