A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 91 km SSE of Acari, Peru (57 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 36.11 km (22 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008dgz. Id of event: us10008dgz. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -74.2957° West, latitude -16.1941° South, depth = 36.11 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 31/03/17 / 2017-03-31 09:54:40 / March 31, 2017 @ 9:54 am. The temblor was reported at 04:54:40 / 4:54 am (local time epicenter).
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 eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 91 km SSE of Acari, Peru. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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