A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Huarmey in Peru on Thursday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/07/17 / 2017-07-06 23:23:08 / July 6, 2017 @ 11:23 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -78.3384 West, latitude -10.4911 South, depth = 45.69 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 45.69 km (28 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us100097ia. Unique identifier: us100097ia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 18:23:08 / 6:23 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Peru (c. 29 907 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Barranca (c. 46 300 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Paramonga (c. 27 600 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Huarmey (c. 16 200 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Supe (c. 13 700 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Pativilca (c. 13 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Puerto Supe (c. 11 500 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Végueta (c. 6 200 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Végueta, Supe, Puerto Supe.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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