A earthquake magnitude 6 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 255 km WNW of Iquitos, Peru (158 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/04/17 / 2017-04-18 17:49:55 / April 18, 2017 @ 5:49 pm. The temblor was picked up at 12:49:55 / 12:49 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -75.305 West, latitude -2.727 South, depth = 10.74 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008iq5. Id of event: us10008iq5. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.74 km (7 miles).
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 has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 255 km WNW of Iquitos, Peru.
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