A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 151 km SW of Paracas, Peru (94 miles) on Friday. The temblor was picked up at 06:57:02 / 6:57 am (local time epicenter). 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: us20008iwp. Unique identifier: us20008iwp. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -77.3749 West, latitude -14.7009 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 10/02/17 / 2017-02-10 11:57:02 / February 10, 2017 @ 11:57 am UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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