A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 92 kilometers (57 miles) from Camana in Peru. The temblor was picked up at 04:25:21 / 4:25 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 182.67 km (114 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 182.67 km, -72.9791° West, -15.832° South. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009pgp. Id of event: us20009pgp. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/06/17 / 2017-06-24 09:25:21 / June 24, 2017 @ 9:25 am.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 93 km (58 miles) from Camaná (c. 16 400 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Orcopampa (c. 5 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Orcopampa, Camaná.
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 nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 92 km NNW of Camana, Peru.
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