A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 55 km S of Acari, Peru (34 miles). Id of earthquake: us10008x36. Event ids that are associated: us10008x36. The temblor was picked up at 10:09:19 / 10:09 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 12.9 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -74.5807 West, latitude -15.9275 South, depth = 12.9 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/06/17 / 2017-06-01 15:09:19 / June 1, 2017 @ 3:09 pm.
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 twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 55 km S of Acari, Peru. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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