A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Santiago in Peru. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 57.96 km (36 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/11/16 / 2016-11-18 11:33:12 / November 18, 2016 @ 11:33 am. The temblor was reported at 06:33:12 / 6:33 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us100079yk. Ids that are associated to the event: us100079yk. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -75.805 West, latitude -14.4815 South, depth = 57.96 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Villa Tupac Amaru, Palpa, San Juan Bautista (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 47 km (29 miles) from Ica (c. 246 800 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Villa Tupac Amaru (c. 11 200 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Santiago (c. 10 400 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Subtanjalla (c. 9 100 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Los Aquijes (c. 7 800 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from San Juan Bautista (c. 6 900 pop).
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 thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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: 33 km SSW of Santiago, Peru. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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