A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 119 km WNW of Camana, Peru (74 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). 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: us100088dv. Unique identifier: us100088dv. The temblor was detected at 02:53:03 / 2:53 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -73.7561° West, -16.2297° South, depth 35 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/03/17 / 2017-03-11 07:53:03 / March 11, 2017 @ 7:53 am.
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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eleven 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.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 119 km WNW of Camana, Peru.
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