A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Puquio in Peru. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:35:12 / 7:35 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us20008v5u. Unique identifier: us20008v5u. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/03/17 / 2017-03-28 00:35:12 / March 28, 2017 @ 12:35 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 65.69 km (41 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 65.69 km, -74.1483° West, -14.5771° South.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 90 km (56 miles) from Nazca (c. 23 600 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Puquio (c. 10 500 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Coracora (c. 7 400 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Tambo (c. 5 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Nazca, Coracora, Tambo. Close country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop).
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 two and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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: 13 km N of Puquio, Peru.
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