A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 84 kilometers (52 miles) from Santiago de Cao in Peru. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/11/16 / 2016-11-27 16:53:14 / November 27, 2016 @ 4:53 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -79.9273° West, -8.2872° South, depth 35 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us10007csh. Unique identifier: us10007csh. The temblor was picked up at 11:53:14 / 11:53 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Chicama, Chocope, Paiján. Epicenter of the earthquake was 95 km (59 miles) from Chocope (c. 32 400 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Santiago de Cao (c. 22 000 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Paiján (c. 21 100 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Chicama (c. 14 900 pop). Nearby country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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: 84 km WSW of Santiago de Cao, Peru. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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