A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 151 km NE of Barranca, Peru (94 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/04/17 / 2017-04-09 14:04:10 / April 9, 2017 @ 2:04 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -75.7571° West, -3.8456° South, depth 50.94 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us10008g2e. Unique identifier: us10008g2e. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 50.94 km (32 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 09:04:10 / 9:04 am (local time epicenter).
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 151 km NE of Barranca, Peru.
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