A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Camana in Peru on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -72.8305 West, latitude -16.5109 South, depth = 63.33 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/05/17 / 2017-05-28 13:34:29 / May 28, 2017 @ 1:34 pm. Event id: us20009j8e. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009j8e. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 63.33 km (39 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:34:29 / 8:34 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Camaná (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). The epicenter was 18 km (11 miles) from Camaná (c. 16 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 17 km NW of Camana, Peru. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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