A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 83 kilometers (52 miles) from Camana in Peru. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 59.53 km (37 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us10007vuk. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007vuk. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/01/17 / 2017-01-27 21:28:44 / January 27, 2017 @ 9:28 pm. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:28:44 / 4:28 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -73.4276 West, latitude -16.3255 South, depth = 59.53 km.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 83 km (52 miles) from Camaná (c. 16 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Camaná (min 5000 pop).
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 twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 83 km WNW of Camana, Peru.
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